1861890141

Animal Rights: Political and Social Change in Britain since 1800

Animal Rights: Political and Social Change in Britain since 1800 by Hilda Kean
English | Aug 1, 1998 | ISBN: 1861890141 | 272 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

In the late twentieth century animals are news. Parliamentary debates, protests against fox hunting and television programs like Animal Hospital all focus on the way in which we treat animals and on what that says about our own humanity. As vegetarianism becomes ever more popular, and animal experimentation more controversial, it is time to trace the background to contemporary debates and to situate them in a broader historical context.