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Environment and Ecology Under British Rule

Mahesh Rangarajan

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

The colonial era was a watershed in India's environmental history in a host of ways, but changes that were unleashed from the late nineteenth century onwards have to be set against a long-term ... More


The Bestiary: Establishing Ground Rules

DOROTHY YAMAMOTO

in The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186748
eISBN:
9780191718564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186748.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

We still debate what it means to be ‘human’, often invoking markers such as language. Yet our search for articulacy in the animal world mirrors its salience in our own culture. Similarly, the ... More


The Alien Species in Twentieth-Century Britain: Inventing a New Vermin*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Much recent conservation management in the United Kingdom (and indeed throughout the world) is concerned, implicitly or explicitly, with the distinction between a native and a non-native species. The ... More


Name That Varmint: From Gregor to Josephine

Jay Geller

in Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter undertakes close readings of Kafka’s first and last published animal narratives, The Metamorphosis and “Josephine the Singer.” It focuses upon the different strategies by which Kafka ... More


Introduction: Japan’s Waste Shadow

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the meaning of “environment” in contemporary Japan by focusing on waste and pollution and their implications for how environmental threats are tackled in a wide range of ... More


The dehumanized thief

Fraser Dallachy

in Mapping English Metaphor Through Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198744573
eISBN:
9780191805820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744573.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

Metaphors for theft and thieves in Mapping Metaphor’s ‘Taking’ category suggest that thieves are very commonly viewed as animals. This chapter enumerates some of these examples, investigating ... More


Multispecies Storyworlds in Graphic Narratives

David Herman

in Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190850401
eISBN:
9780190850432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850401.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 4 returns to questions of media first posed in the introduction. Specifically, it considers how the creators of comics and graphic novels in which nonhuman animals are focal participants use ... More


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