Introduction

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Abstract

An introduction to this book which addresses and reassesses the variety of ways in which animals were used and thought about in Renaissance culture, challenging contemporary as well as historic views of the boundaries and hierarchies humans presume the natural world to contain.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRenaissance beasts: of animals, humans and other wonderful creatures
EditorsErica Fudge
Place of PublicationUrbana and Chicago
Pages1-17
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • animals
  • meat
  • human-animal interaction
  • renaissance

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Fudge, E. (2004). Introduction. In E. Fudge (Ed.), Renaissance beasts: of animals, humans and other wonderful creatures (pp. 1-17).