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Encounters with animals

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Published by Penguin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B58-16546), Hart-Davis, 1958.

Statementwith illustrations by Ralph Thompson
The Physical Object
Pagination180p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24610244M

Book an Educational Encounter for a 45 minute presentation followed by structured petting of the animals your students learned about! Encounters are held at our store, where all of our animals live! *We reserve the right to reschedule any encounter without notice due to physical and emotional state of our animals. It is often criticised for over-expressing similarities between humans and other animals. This book focuses on everyday encounters with visual representations of anthropomorphised animals and considers how attributing other animals with humanlike qualities speaks to a complex set of power relations.


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