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The Animal Estate The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age by Harriet Ritvo

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English


  • Animals & society,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Social history,
  • Social aspects,
  • General,
  • England,
  • History - General History,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Agriculture - Animal Husbandry,
  • Essays,
  • History / General,
  • Domestic animals,
  • Europe - General,
  • 19th century

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7691999M
ISBN 100674037073
ISBN 109780674037076

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