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Visiting your troops of cattle

Fudge, Erica and Thomas, Richard (2012) Visiting your troops of cattle. History Today, 62 (12). pp. 37-41. ISSN 0018-2753

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    This article, written in collaboration with zooarchaeologist Richard Thomas (University of Leicester), outlines some of the ways in which human care for domestic animals might be traced in the early modern period. Looking at printed husbandry manuals, wills and bone remains, it shows the contradiction inherent in animal care in the period: animals were both individualised and simply commodities for use.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 41566
    Keywords: animal studies, animal healthcare, history of healthcare, renaissance studies, English, History, Animal culture, History
    Subjects: Language and Literature > English
    History General and Old World
    Agriculture > Animal culture
    Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > English
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2012 16:59
    Last modified: 28 Mar 2014 20:07

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