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At home and astray : the domestic dog in Victorian Britain / Philip Howell.

Author/Creator:
Howell, Philip, 1965- author.
Other Title:
Domestic dog in Victorian Britain
Publication:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Dogs -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Dogs -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Human-animal relationships -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Dogs.
Dogs -- Social aspects.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction: A public life for a private animal
1. Dogs in Dickensland : at home and astray with the Landseer of fiction
2. Flush and the banditti : dog stealing in Victorian London
3. Finding a forever home? : the Home for Lost and Starving Dogs
4. The descent of the dog : domesticating and undomesticating Darwinism
5. A place for the animal dead : animal souls, pet cemeteries, and the heavenly home
6. Assembling the dog-walking city : rabies, muzzling, and the freedom to be led
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-244) and index.
ISBN:
9780813936864 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813936861 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813936871 (e-book)
OCLC:
898087522
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