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Author Nibert, David Alan, 1953-

Title Animal oppression and human violence : domesecration, capitalism, and global conflict / David Nibert
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Critical perspectives on animals
Contents Nomadic pastoralism, ranching, and violence : The rise of nomadic pastoralism ; Military use of domesecrated animals in agrarian society ; Domesecration and Mongol violence ; Violence and hunger in the middle ages ; Violence and warfare in the Pre-Columbian Americas -- Domesecration and the Americas : Animal oppression and the invasion of the Americas ; Expansion of commercially driven ranching ; Ranching violence and destruction in Brazil ; Domesecration, human oppression, and the rise of capitalism ; The Spanish invasion of the Philippines -- Ranching and violence in North America : Crop damage, conflict, and warfare ; Commercial ranching and violence ; Ranching expansion and indigenous displacement ; Reign of the "cattle" kings -- Domesecration in the western plains : Expropriation of Western lands ; The bloody western bonanza ; Growing levels of animal oppression ; Ranching in Canada
Capitalist colonialism and ranching violence : British invasion of Australia and New Zealand ; Rancher dominance in Latin America ; Domesecration in Africa and the European invasion -- Social construction of the "hamburger" culture : Corporate engineering of public consciousness ; Federal policy and "meat" production ; The rise of fast food ; The "hamburger" culture and entangled violence -- The "hamburger" culture and Latin America : Hunger and environmental degradation ; Repression and poverty ; "Low-intensity" terrorism ; Domesecration and the devalued ; Global ranching and oppression in Oceania and Africa -- Domesecration and impending catastrophe : Contemporary ranching and the oppressed ; Growing global consumption of domesecrated animal products ; CAFO explosion ; Misuse of finite resources ; Looming regional and international conflict -- The potential global influenza pandemic ; The growing pandemic of chronic diseases
New welfarism, veganism, and capitalism : Veganism as a global imperative ; Transcending the capitalist system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-319) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Animal welfare -- History
Domestication -- History
Pastoral systems -- History
Animals and civilization -- History
Human-animal relationships -- History
Form Electronic book
Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780231525510 (electronic bk.)
0231525516 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI ProQuest Ebook Central