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Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution: The Historical Status of Animals

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In this provocative inquiry into the status of animals in human society from the fifth century BC to the present, Rod Preece provides a wholly new perspective on the human-animal relationship.

"Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution" traces the historical status of animals in western civilization, and shows that current scholarship in this area is seriously deficient. Pre
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Paperback, 448 pages
Published July 3rd 2006 by UBC Press (first published January 1st 2005)
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Rod Preece is Professor Emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University and a member of the Board of Advisers to the Centre for Animal Ethics at the University of Oxford. He is the author and/or editor of nineteen books, including the recent Brute Souls, Happy Beasts and Evolution: The Historical Status of Animals. His books have won, been shortlisted and/or nominated for several book prizes.
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