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Response to Review of The Great Cat and Dog Massacre: the Real Story of World War II’s Unknown Tragedy

I thank Maggie Andrews for her appreciation of my work especially recognising her perception that the book is organised around a convincing argument for the relationship between humans and domestic animals that was later strengthened during the war. I have emphasised this attachment between humans and animals was unbreakable. However, I also argue that itContinue reading “Response to Review of The Great Cat and Dog Massacre: the Real Story of World War II’s Unknown Tragedy”

A History of Attitudes and Behaviours toward Animals in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain. Anthropocentrism and the Emergence of Animals

The title and sub-title of this work promised much, suggesting – to this reader at least – that we would be presented with a monograph that could help take forward the growing international and inter-disciplinary scholarship on the animal – human historical relationship. The study of non-human animals within the humanities and social sciences hasContinue reading “A History of Attitudes and Behaviours toward Animals in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain. Anthropocentrism and the Emergence of Animals”