Animals on Display
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Liv Emma Thorsen, Karen Ann Rader, Adam Dodd
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Penn State University Press

"A collection of essays on the historical representation and display of animals. Using examples from the eighteenth century to the present, the essays situate case studies in historical and sociocultural context while addressing the importance of visibility for the arrangement and sustenance of human-animal relations"--Provided by publisher.
Animals on Television
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Brett Mills
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-11 - Publisher: Springer

This book is the first in-depth study of the representation of animals on television. It explores the variety of ways animals are represented in audio-visual media, including wildlife documentaries and children’s animated series, and the consequences these representations have for those species. Brett Mills discusses key ideas and approaches essential
Life on Display
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Karen A. Rader, Victoria E. M. Cain
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-03 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Rich with archival detail and compelling characters, Life on Display uses the history of biological exhibitions to analyze museums’ shifting roles in twentieth-century American science and society. Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain chronicle profound changes in these exhibitions—and the institutions that housed them—between 1910 and 1990, ultimately
Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Katelyn E. Knox
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-01 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France argues that the way France displayed its colonized peoples in the twentieth century continues to inform how minority authors and artists make immigrants and racial and ethnic minority populations visible in contemporary France.
The Afterlives of Animals
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Samuel J. M. M. Alberti
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: University of Virginia Press

This collection of essays comprises short "biographies" of a number of famous taxidermied animals. Each essay traces the life, death and museum "afterlife" of a specific creature, illuminating the overlooked role of the dead beast in the modern human-animal encounter through practices as disparate as hunting and zookeeping.