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Animal in Ottoman Egypt

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ISBN-10: 0190655224

ISBN-13: 9780190655228

Edition: 2017

Authors: Alan Mikhail

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Since humans first emerged as a distinct species, they have eaten, fought, prayed, and moved with other animals. In this stunningly original and conceptually rich book, historian Alan Mikhail puts the history of human-animal relations at the center of transformations in the Ottoman Empire from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Mikhail uses the history of the empire's most important province, Egypt, to explain how human interactions with livestock, dogs, and charismatic megafauna changed more in a few centuries than they had for millennia. The human world became one in which animals' social and economic functions were diminished. Without animals, humans had to remake the societies…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.05" wide x 9.17" long x 0.88" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English