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Animal City

The Domestication of America

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HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674919365

Publication Date: 12/17/2019

Text

352 pages

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

30 photos, 5 maps

World

  • Introduction: Gentlemen Hogs
  • 1. Cow Town: New York City and the Urban Dairy Crisis, 1830–1860
  • 2. “The War on Butchers”: San Francisco and the Remaking of Animal Space, 1850–1870
  • 3. Blood in the Water: The Butchers’ Reservation and the Reshaping of San Francisco
  • 4. How to Kill a Horse: SPCAs, Urban Order, and State Power, 1866–1910
  • 5. That Doggy in the Window: The SPCA and the Making of Pets in America
  • 6. Captivating Spectacles: Public Battles over Animal Entertainment
  • 7. Domesticating the Wild: Woodward’s Gardens and the Making of the Modern Zoo
  • Conclusion: Stampede
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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