Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2019

304 Pages | 29 black & white illustrations, 5 maps

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526126351

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City of beasts

How animals shaped Georgian London

First Edition

Tom Almeroth-Williams

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Offers a panoramic view of Georgian London, invaluable to professional historians, students and general readers
  • Focuses on previously overlooked evidence of lived experiences and tangible interactions between real people and animals, rather than well-worn philosophical, fictional and humanitarian sources
  • Reappraises Georgian London>'s role in the industrial, agricultural and consumer revolutions, raising important questions about the future of cities
  • Contributes to social, urban, industrial, economic, cultural and environmental history by integrating animals into key debates about Georgian Britain for the first time
  • 29 black and white illustrations and five maps