The Animals of Spain: An Introduction to Imperial Perceptions and Human Interaction with Other Animals, 1492-1826 (Human-Animal Studies #13) (Paperback)

The Animals of Spain: An Introduction to Imperial Perceptions and Human Interaction with Other Animals, 1492-1826 (Human-Animal Studies #13) By Abel Alves Cover Image
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An overlooked area in the burgeoning field of animal studies is explored: the way nonhuman animals in the early modern Spanish empire were valued companions, as well as economic resources. Montaigne was not alone in his appreciation of animal life.

About the Author


Abel A. Alves, Ph.D. (1990) in History, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is Associate Professor of History at Ball State University. His publications include the book Brutality and Benevolence: Human Ethology, Culture, and the Birth of Mexico (1996).
Product Details
ISBN: 9789004193895
ISBN-10: 9004193898
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: July 14th, 2011
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Human-Animal Studies