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The Animal Estate

The English and Other Creatures in Victorian England

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674037076

Publication Date: 01/01/1989

Short

368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

illustrations

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  • Introduction: The Nature of the Beast
  • I. Prestige and Pedigree
    • 1. Barons of Beef
    • 2. Prize Pets
  • II. Dangerous Classes
    • 3. A Measure of Compassion
    • 4. Cave Canem
  • III. Animals and Empire
    • 5. Exotic Captives
    • 6. The Thrill of the Chase
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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