ISBN: 1 85894 300-0
Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 160
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Humans and animals have coexisted for millions of years as friends, co-workers, and enemies - notably, our close connection with other creatures was the first subject of art. "Fierce Friends: Artists arid Animals, 1750-1900№ examines a critical period in our evolving relationship with animals. Between the mid-eighteenth and the early twentieth centuries, the philosophical legacy of the Enlightenment, the mechanical inventions of the Industrial Revolution, and the intellectual transformation sparked by Charles Darwin undermined many of the traditional roles assigned to animals, and overturned our view of them as physically, mentally - and divinely - separated from humans. This book interweaves the history of science and of art in a fascinating account of how humans came to understand and appreciate their shared biological ancestry. Fierce Friends explores how painters, sculptors, illustrators, and ceramists reflected contemporary changes in the perception of animals,...