Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes: People and Their Animals in Early Modern England

Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes: People and Their Animals in Early Modern England

by Erica Fudge

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ISBN-13: 9781501715082
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2018
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 404,703
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Erica Fudge is Professor of English Studies at the University of Strathclyde and Director of the British Animal Studies Network. She is the author of Brutal Reasoning and Perceiving Animals and editor of Renaissance Beasts.

Table of Contents

Preface: Looking for Animals in Early Modern England: A Note on the Evidence
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Goldelocks and the Three Bequests
1. Counting Chickens in Early Modern Essex: Writing Animals into Early Modern Wills
2. The Fuller Will and the Agricultural Worlds of People and Animals
3. Named Partners and Other Rugs: Animals as Co-Workers in Early Modern England
4. Other Worldly Matter: The Immaterial Value of Quick Cattle
5. Less than Kind: The Transient Animals of Early Modern London
Afterword: Bovine Nostalgia
Bibliography of Primary Sources
Index

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