Beautiful Bugs, Bothersome Bugs, and FUN Bugs: Examining Human Interactions with Insects and Other Arthropods
Contributor(s):: Shipley, Nathan J., Bixler, Robert D.
Because the ostensible majority of incidental human–insect (and other arthropods) interactions are negative, any interest in non-pretty “bugs” appears to be inherently demotivated. Three complementary studies explored US college students’ perceptions, knowledge, and experiences of insects to...
Activity patterns in reindeer with domestic vs. wild ancestry
Contributor(s):: Reimers, Eigil, Tsegaye, Diress, Colman, Jonathan E., Eftestøl, Sindre
We analyzed GPS-based activity patterns for two wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) herds: Norefjell-Reinsjøfjell with domestic ancestry and larger average body size and Rondane with wild ancestry and smaller body sizes. We compared activity patterns and tested whether these could...
City of Beasts: How Animals Shaped Georgian London. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019. xviii + 310pp. 34 figures. Bibliography. £25.00 hbk. £30.00 ebk
Contributor(s):: Taverner, Charlie
Farm animals populate the next two sections: the cows and pigs reared within the built-up area, and the cattle and sheep driven into the heart of the city to be slaughtered. A recurrent theme of the book is the way in which urban growth actually increased interactions between animals and humans...
Parroting patriots: interspecies trauma and becoming-well-together
Contributor(s):: Bolman, B.
The 1925 Diphtheria Antitoxin Run to Nome - Alaska: A Public Health Illustration of Human-Animal Collaboration
Contributor(s):: Aboul-Enein, B. H., Puddy, W. C., Bowser, J. E.
Marx and Alienated Speciesism
Contributor(s):: Foster, John Bellamy, Clark, Brett
Cocreating guide dog partnerships: dog training and interdependence in 1930s America
Contributor(s):: Pemberton, N.
Assessing the effect of rate and extent of starch digestion in broiler and laying hen feeding behaviour
Contributor(s):: Herwig, Eugenia, Classen, Henry L., Schwean-Lardner, Karen V.
Feeding behaviour can be affected by diet composition as a result of diet density, the rate and extent of ingredient digestion and the activation of nutrient sensing mechanisms. It was hypothezised that the presence of starch in the distal small intestine would activate the ileal brake, thereby...
The Human Animal Bond–Learning From the Past, Looking Toward the Future | Angela Moe | TEDxKalamazoo
| Contributor(s):: Angela Moe
Throughout human history, animals have played a central role in our lives. The human-animal bond is a complex and fascinating phenomenon, perhaps best exemplified by our relationship with canines. What is it about dogs that sets them apart in their ability to connect to us? This talk examines...
The anthropology of traps: Concrete technologies and theoretical interfaces
| Contributor(s):: Corsín Jiménez, Alberto, Nahum-Claudel, Chloe
Badger-human conflict: an overlooked historical context for bovine TB debates in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Angela Cassidy
In Britain, the question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in domestic cattle herds has been the source of scientific, public and policy controversy for over 40 years and still shows no sign of resolution. This chapter...
Animal Bodies, Colonial Subjects: (Re)Locating Animality in Decolonial Thought
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| Contributor(s):: Billy-Ray Belcourt
In this paper, I argue that animal domestication, speciesism, and other modern human-animal interactions in North America are possible because of and through the erasure of Indigenous bodies and the emptying of Indigenous lands for settler-colonial expansion. That is, we cannot address animal...
10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS
| Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.
Assembling the multitude: questions about agency in the urban environment
| Contributor(s):: Brantz, Dorothee
Animal-assisted therapy—Novi trend u liječenju osoba s psihičkim i intelektualnim smetnjama
| Contributor(s):: N. Prosinečki
From Steppe to Stable: Horses and Horsemanship in the Ancient World
| Contributor(s):: Carolyn Willekes, Waldemar Heckel
This dissertation is a re-evaluation of the horse in the ancient world. The approach is not based on humans and human controls, rather it seeks to examine the equines of antiquity from the viewpoint of the horses themselves. This is accomplished by looking at equine conformation and how form...
Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt
| Contributor(s):: Alan Mikhail
In the land-based agrarian world of early modern Ottoman Egypt, animal wealth, labor, and movement were the bases of social and economic life. Animals were the trucks, motors, cranes, heaters, and gas stations of this early modern society. Interspecies relations between humans and various...
Horses and Mules of the Canadian Artillery and Ammunition Columns during the First World War
| Contributor(s):: Samantha Lemna, Patrick Brennan, Marcy Wilhelm-South
This thesis develops a narrative for the horses and mules of the Canadian artillery units and ammunition columns, while consequently expanding that of the soldiers serving alongside them. Carrying out mounted, draught, and pack work, these animals played an invaluable role in military...
Cats and Dogs: The Development of the Household Pet through Symbolic Interpretations and Social Practices in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
| Contributor(s):: Lindsey Nicole Blair, Christopher Roy (adviser)
Cats and dogs are perhaps the most ubiquitous and consistently represented animals throughout documented human history. Forms of the respective species have roamed the earth for millions of years; however, cats and dogs have held different societal positions ranging from exalted deities to...
Review of Animals and African Ethics
| Contributor(s):: Luis Cordeiro-Rodrigues
This article is a book review of the book Animals and African Ethics by Kai Horsthemke. I argue this is a brilliant book that gives a clear overview of how Africans see animals. However, I also contend that Horsthemke could have had a more charitable approach to African ideas and explore how an...