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dc.contributor.authorTait, Peta
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-01 23:55:55
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-12 03:00:33
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T13:38:22Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T13:38:22Z
dc.date.issued2015-12-31
dc.identifier627415
dc.identifierOCN: 920569989en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/31522
dc.description.abstractFighting Nature is an insightful analysis of the historical legacy of 19th century colonialism, war, animal acquisition and transportation. This legacy of entrenched beliefs about the human right to exploit other animal species is yet to be defeated. Throughout the 19th century animals were integrated into staged scenarios of confrontation, ranging from lion acts in small cages to large-scale re-enactments of war. Initially presenting a handful of exotic animals, travelling menageries grew to contain multiple species in their thousands. These 19th-century menageries entrenched beliefs about the human right to exploit nature through war-like practices against other animal species. Animal shows became a stimulus for antisocial behaviour as locals taunted animals, caused fights, and even turned into violent mobs. Human societal problems were difficult to separate from issues of cruelty to animals.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAnimal Publics
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFF Social issues & processes::JFFZ Animals & society
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.other19th century
dc.subject.otheranimal rights
dc.subject.otheranimal spectacles
dc.subject.otheranimal welfare
dc.subject.otheranimals and society
dc.subject.otheranimals and civilisation
dc.subject.otheranimals in the performing arts
dc.subject.othercircus
dc.subject.otherexotic animals
dc.subject.otherhuman–animal relationships
dc.subject.othermodern history
dc.subject.otherElephant
dc.subject.otherLondon
dc.titleFighting Nature
dc.title.alternativeTravelling Menageries, Animal Acts and War Shows
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.30722/sup.9781743324301
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy6c1c2d37-ea9c-493b-9beb-25f6564f99c3
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.relation.isbn9781743325001 
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.place.publicationSydney
oapen.grant.number100424
oapen.grant.programKU Select 2016 Backlist Collection
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Elephant - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant; London - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London
oapen.identifier.isbn9781743325001
grantor.number100424
oapen.identifier.ocn920569989


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