Further Reading

Baker, Steve. Picturing the Beast: Animals, Identity and Representation. Paperback Edition ed. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Beers, Diane L. For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2006.

Grier, Katherine C. Pets in America: A History. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Kean, Hilda. Animal Rights: Political and Social Change in Britain Since 1800. London: Reaktion Books, 1998.

Pearson, Susan J. The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Ritvo, Harriet. The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1987.

Shevelow, Kathryn. For the Love of Animals: The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2008.

Unti, Bernard and Bill DeRosa. “Humane Education: Past, Present, and Future.” The State of the Animals II, edited by D.J. Salem and A.N. Rowam. Washington, D.C.: Humane Society Press, 2003.

Weil, Zoe. The Power and Promise of Humane Education. New Society Publishers, 2004.


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