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Medieval pets

Author: Kathleen Walker-Meikle
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Animals in the middle ages have often been discussed - but usually only as a source of food, as beasts of burden, or as aids for hunters. This book takes a completely different angle, showing that they were also beloved domestic companions to their human owners, whether they were dogs, cats, monkeys, squirrels, and parrots. It offers a full survey of pets and pet-keeping: from how they were acquired, kept, fed,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Walker-Meikle
ISBN: 1782040404 9781782040408
OCLC Number: 815823648
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Kathleen F. Walker-Meikle.

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An engaging and informative survey of medieval pet keeping which also examines their representation in art and literature.  Read more...
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A delightful read for anyone interested in the history of pet-keeping, human-animal relations in general, and identity construction in later medieval Europe. MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY, vol. 57, 2013BR> A Read more...

 
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