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The City Is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle - Frederick L. Brown

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Winner, 2017 Virginia Marie Folkins Award, Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO)Seattle would not exist without animals. Animals have played a vital role in shaping the city from its founding amid existing indigenous towns in the mid-nineteenth century to the livestock-friendly town of the late nineteenth century to the pet-friendly, livestock-averse modern city. When newcomers first arrived in the 1850s, they hastened to assemble the familiar cohort of cattle, horses, pigs, chickens, and other animals that defined European agriculture. This, in turn, contributed to the dispossession of the Native residents of the area. However, just as these animals were used to create a Euro-American city, the elimination of these same animals from Seattle was key to the creation of the new middle-class neighborhoods of the twentieth century. As dogs and cats came to symbolize home and family, Seattleites� relationship with livestock became distant and exploitative, demonstrating the deep social contradictions that characterize the modern American metropolis. Throughout Seattle�s history, people have sorted animals into categories and into places as a way of asserting power over animals, other people, and property. In The City Is More Than Human, Frederick Brown explores the dynamic, troubled relationship humans have with animals. In so doing he challenges us to acknowledge the role of animals of all sorts in the making and remaking of cities.

Author: Brown, Frederick L.
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Illustration: n
Language: ENG
Title: The City Is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle
Pages: 00280 (Encrypted EPUB) / 00280 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2017-05-01
SKU-13/ISBN: 9780295999340
Age: 22-UP
Reading Level: 17-UP
Category: History : United States - State & Local - Pacific Northwest
Category: Nature : Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Category: Technology & Engineering : Agriculture - Animal Husbandry


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