Animal rights : political and social change in Britain since 1800 /

In recent years, Parliamentary debates, protests against fox hunting and television shows have all focused on the way in which the British treat animals. This book examines the cultural and social role of animals in Britain from 1800 to the present.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kean, Hilda
Format: Book
Published: London : Reaktion Books, 1998.
Table of Contents:
  • Radicals, Methodists and the law for animals in the streets
  • Sight, spectacle and education: from Regent's Park zoo to Smithfield cattle market
  • Continuity and change: fallen dogs and Victorian tales
  • Bringing light into dark places: anti-vivisection and the animals of the home
  • Dead animals: spectacle and food
  • New century: new campaigns
  • Greyfriars Bobby and Black Beauty go to war
  • A meeting of the country and the town
  • Continuing cruelty: unconcluded campaigns