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The Cat: 3500 Years of the Cat in Art

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The cat’s reputation and place in society have been subject to twists and turns of fate that are all reflected in art. While cats were deified by the ancient Egyptians, they were vilified by the medieval Church, before the Renaissance and Baroque periods saw their gradual rehabilitation. By the eighteenth century cats had become popular household pets worldwide. ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 18th 2011 by Merrell Publishers (first published September 27th 2011)
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Very enjoyable. It covers two subjects which interest me and I would be hard put to say which was my favourite. The narration is informative and intelligent giving the cat lover an insight into how other like minds see these fascinating creatures.
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