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The struggle for the rights of wild, farmed and domestic animals is not by any means a recent phenomenon. Controversies around the issues of vivisection, zoos, and hunting all have a long history. Here Hilda Kean traces these issues across a period of more than 200 years, and also charts the history of vegetarianism and continuing campaigns against cruelty of animals. 40 illustrations.
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Hilda Kean is a British historian, former Dean and Director of Public History at Ruskin College, Oxford, and an honorary research fellow there.
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