domingo, 22 de marzo de 2009

Canis Africanis

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Canis Africanis
Autor: Van Sittert, Swart
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 312
Materia: Veterinaria
Año: 2008
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 9004154191

CONTENIDO:

The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on dogs to anxieties over social status reflected through breed classifications, and social rebellion through resisting the dog tax imposed
El papel del perro en la sociedad humana es el hilo conductor que une los ensayos en este libro, cada uno revelando una parte diferente de la compleja historia social del sur de África. Los ensayos amplia gama de preocupaciones sobre la enfermedad, la bestialidad y la degradación social a través de los juegos de los perros a lo largo de la ansiedad de estatus social que se refleja a través de las clasificaciones de raza, rebeliones sociales a través de la resistencia del perro impuesto.

CONTENIDO:

Canis Familiaris: A Dog History of Southern Africa
Africanis: The Pre-Colonial Dog of Africa
A Short Paper about a Dog
What the Dogs Knew: Intelligence and Morality in the Cape Colony
Dogs and the Public Sphere: The Ordering of Social Space in Early Nineteenth-Century Cape Town
Class and Canicide in Little Bess: The 1893 Port Elizabeth Rabies Epidemic
Dogs, Poison and the Meaning of Colonial Intervention in the Transkei, South Africa
Fido: Dog Tales of Colonialism in Namibia
Police Dogs and State Rationality in Early Twentieth-Century South Africa
'Gone to the Dogs': The Cultural Politics of Gambling-The Rise and Fall of British Greyhound Racing on the Witwatersrand, 1932-1949
Social Subjects: Representations of Dogs in South African Fiction in English
The Canine Metaphor in the Visual Arts
Dogs and Dogma: A Discussion of the Socio-Political Construction of Southern African Dog 'Breeds' as a Window onto Social History


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