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Published: 19 May 2016

320 Pages | 34 illus.


ISBN: 9780199733156

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The Gospel of Kindness

Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

Janet M. Davis

  • Publishing on the 150th anniversary of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
  • Places animals at the center of modern American history and animal kindness as a core American value
  • The first transnational history of animal advocacy at home and abroad that covers moral reform, empire, and humanitarianism