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Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Hardcover Books

Books pubblicati nella collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Hardcover con argomento Animal Welfare

Entertaining Elephants

Entertaining Elephants

Nance Susan 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover)

Consider the career of an enduring if controversial icon of American entertainment: the genial circus elephant. In Entertaining Elephants Susan Nance examines elephant behavior—drawing on the scientific literature of animal cognition, learning, and communications—to offer a study of elephants as actors (rather than...

€ 56,10
Elephants and Ethics

Elephants and Ethics

Wemmer Christen (EDT)  Christen Catherine A. (EDT)  Seidensticker John (FRW) 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover)

The entwined history of humans and elephants is fascinating but often sad. People have used elephants as beasts of burden and war machines, slaughtered them for their ivory, exterminated them as threats to people and ecosystems, turned them into objects of entertainment at circuses, employed them as both curiosities...

€ 78,40
Civilized Creatures

Civilized Creatures

Mason Jennifer 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover)

In Civilized Creatures, Jennifer Mason challenges some of our most enduring ideas about how encounters with nonhuman nature shaped American literature and culture. Mason argues that in the second half of the nineteenth century the most powerful influence on Americans' understanding of their affinities with animals...

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€ 60,00