Animal Machines -

Animal Machines

By Ruth Harrison, Marian Stamp-Dawkins



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Ruth Harrison's Animal Machines now a unique historical classic, had a profound impact on public opinion and the quality of life of farmed animals when it was published in 1964. * Reprinted in its entirety, gives an accurate, and sometimes shocking, account of intensive farming in the 1960's, still current in large parts of the world today. * Harrison's work greatly increased public awareness of animal welfare and led to legal reforms, shaping our closer understanding of farm conditions today. * Provides a fascinating insight into the system we continue to live with as the global population increases. * Includes foreword by Rachel Carson and new chapters by international experts in animal welfare including Marion Stamp Dawkins, discussing the book's significant legacy and impact today.

Product code: 9781780642840

ISBN 9781780642840
On Sale Date 05/03/2013
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H234xW156xS19
Publisher CABI Publishing
No. Of Pages 224
First published in 1964, Ruth Harrison's book had a profound and lasting impact on world agriculture, public opinion and the quality of life of farmed animals. Animal Machines is reprinted here in its entirety, accompanied by new chapters by world-renowned experts in animal welfare discussing the legacy and impact of the book 50 years on.