Pets in America : a history / Katherine C. Grier.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146730

Description

ix, 377 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Pets History.
Human-animal relationships History.
Animals, Domestic
Bonding, Human-Pet

Originator

Grier, Katherine C., 1953-

Contents

Introduction: A modern pet owner -- A natural history of pets -- At home with animals -- A dog obituary of 1866. The life and death of Ponto -- The bunnie states of America -- The domestic ethic of kindness to animals -- The edges of pet keeping and its dilemmas -- A pet in every home -- Buying for your best friend -- Epilogue: One view on pets in modern America.

Publication

Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press

Description

ix, 377 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes many photographs courtesy of Historic New England.

ISBN

0807829900 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807829905 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks SF411.36 U6 G75 2006

Places

United States
United States.