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Glynis Ridley… Bulliet is never less than intensely thought-provoking. One can only hope that publishers will be beating a path to his door -- giving us the prospect of more food for thought.
— The Washington Post
A precisely researched, logically presented, and candidly intriguing apologia for humankind's inconsistent relationship with animals.
— Juliet Clutton-Brock
— Scott Carlson
— Glynis Ridley
— Mark Thompson
— Linda Wiener
— Barbara Noske
— Edmund Russell
Bulliet has an impressive knowledge of archaeozoology and the history of human relationships with animals.
Bulliet's writing is irreverent seasoned with humor, and sprinkled with pop references that draw in nonscholarly readers.
This provocative thesis is arresting in its originality.
You may never look at a pet, or a burger, in quite the same way again.
The book is notable for many stimulating and original ideas.
This is an original, well-written and fascinating work, a riveting read.
This book is a welcome addition to the literature... We need more such works.
We are today living through a new watershed in human-animal relations that is affecting our material, social, and imaginative lives.
1 - Postdomesticity: Our Lives with Animals2 - The Stages of Human-Animal Relations 3 - Separation: The Human-Animal Divide4 - Predomesticity 5 - Where the Tame Things Are6 - Domestication and Usefulness7 - From Mighty Hunter to Yajamana8 - Early Domesticity: My Ass and Yours9 - Late Domestic Divergences10 - Toward Postdomesticity11 - The Future of Human-Animal Relations
Columbia University Press