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Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

At first glance, Virginia DeJohn Anderson’s Creatures of Empire is a welcome addition to the growing literature on the environmental history of early America; on closer observation, the work is very much more than this. Indeed, it is more a cultural history than an environmental history. Focusing on the first seventy-five years of English colonisation,Continue reading “Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America”