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Sentiment and ‘the spirit of life’: new insights at the fin de siècle

Diana Donald

in Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430.00012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1890s were marked by a general mood of pessimism and frustration in the animal protection movement, but also by an upsurge of utopianism symbolised by Henry Salt’s Humanitarian League. The new ... More


Field Ornithology and Practical Bird Conservation

Stefan Bargheer

in Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226376639
eISBN:
9780226543963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543963.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 4 analyzes how organized bird conservation became tied to the emerging science of field ornithology in the 1930s and 1940s. In Britain, field ornithology became institutionalized through the ... More


Technology Comes to the Countryside

Stefan Bargheer

in Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226376639
eISBN:
9780226543963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543963.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 3 looks at the development of organized bird conservation in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The focus is on the factors that made for the foundation of the Society for the ... More


Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Diana Donald

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores for the first time women’s leading roles in animal protection in nineteenth-century Britain. Victorian women founded pioneering bodies such as the Battersea Dogs’ Home, the Royal ... More


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