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A traitor to his species : Henry Bergh and the birth of the animal rights movement

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Summary
From an award-winning historian, the outlandish story of the man who gave rights to animals. In Gilded Age America, people and animals lived cheek-by-jowl in environments that were dirty and dangerous to man and beast alike. The industrial city br... Read more
Contents
Introduction: A new form of goodness -- Something bold and outrageous -- The riddle of the nineteenth century -- A radical gospel of kindness -- Horse trolley -- Barnum and Bergh -- Beneath the struggling beasts: Henry Bergh and Kit Burns -- Ameri... Read more
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vii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Basic Books 2020

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