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Title: Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada
Authors: Dean, Joanna
Ingram, Darcy
Sethna, Christabelle
Keywords: History;Animals;Environmental Science;Anthropology
Issue Date: Feb-2017
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Series/Report no.: Canadian History and Environment;6
Abstract: Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped the city of Montreal. Some essays consider animals as spectacle: orca captivity in Vancouver, polar bear tourism in Churchill, Manitoba, fish on display in the Dominion Fisheries Museum, and the racialized memory of Jumbo the elephant in St. Thomas, Ontario. Others examine the bodily intimacies of shared urban spaces: the regulation of rabid dogs in Banff, the maternal politics of pure milk in Hamilton and the circulation of tetanus bacilli from horse to human in Toronto. Another considers the marginalization of women in Canada’s animal welfare movement. The authors collectively push forward from a historiography that features nonhuman animals as objects within human-centered inquiries to a historiography that considers the eclectic contacts, exchanges, and cohabitation of human and nonhuman animals.
ISSN: 1925-3702
Appears in Collections:University of Calgary Press Open Access Books

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9781552388655_chapter00.pdfIntroduction3 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter01.pdf1. The Memory of an Elephant: Savagery, Civilization, and Spectacle5.32 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter02.pdf2. The Urban Horse and the Shaping of Montreal, 1840–19147.6 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter03.pdf3. Wild Things: Taming Canada’s Animal Welfare Movement3.33 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter04.pdf4. Fish out of Water: Fish Exhibition in Late Nineteenth-Century Canada4.63 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter05.pdf5. The Beavers of Stanley Park7.02 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter06.pdf6. Species at Risk: C. Tetani, the Horse, and the Human5.43 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter07.pdf7. Got Milk? Dirty Cows, Unfit Mothers, and Infant Mortality, 1880–19404.6 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter08.pdf8. Howl: The 1952–56 Rabies Crisis and the Creation of the Urban Wild at Banff4.79 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter09.pdf9. Arctic Capital: Managing Polar Bears in Churchill, Manitoba4.14 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter10.pdf10. Cetaceans in the City: Orca Captivity, Animal Rights, and Environmental Values in Vancouver3.98 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
9781552388655_chapter11.pdfEpilogue: Why Animals Matter in Urban History, or Why Cities Matter in Animal History3.72 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
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