Renaissance Beasts by Erica Fudge
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Renaissance Beasts
By Erica Fudge

Renaissance Beasts

of Animals, Humans, and Other Wonderful Creatures

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Renaissance Beasts by Erica Fudge

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Where are all the animals in history? Renaissance Beasts begins to answer that question by exploring numerous ways in which animals played a key role in Renaissance culture: as werewolves, meat, performers, experimental tools.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252028809
ISBN-10: 0252028805
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 160mm x 23mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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