Donkey bough jill. Donkey by Jill Bough 2019-01-24

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Donkey, By Jill Bough

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Though donkeys have historically been among our most useful domesticated animals—from plowing fields to navigating difficult terrain—they have been much maligned in popular culture and given very little respect. Since that time, donkeys have continued to be associated with the poorest and most marginalized in human societies. So much so, that their perceived qualities of stupidity and stubbornness have made their way into the language of insult. Only the camel has a lower water requirement and better control of temperature. Throughout the world, donkeys have been used for innumerable tasks: the main ones being as pack animals during times of peace and war, and to breed mules. With accounts that are both fascinating and touching, this book will be ideal for anyone with an admiration of the donkey or who is interested by animals in history. Despite the critical role that they have played throughout human history, however, donkeys have often received little respect.

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Donkey : Jill Bough : 9781861898036

donkey bough jill

You have to really like donkeys and mules! You have to really like donkeys and mules! The story of the donkey makes an important addition to the complex and contradictory history of human and non-human animal relationships. However, this elevated status did not endure in Ancient Greece and Rome, where donkeys were denigrated, ridiculed, and abused. However, this elevated status did not endure in Ancient Greece and Rome, where donkeys were denigrated, ridiculed, and abused. From giving rides to children at the British seaside to pulling a plough in the poorest of countries, donkeys have served humans faithfully since the time of their domestication more than 10,000 years ago. Within its pages Jill Bough describes the origins and natural history of donkeys, their domestication in the old and new worlds, use in warfare, their place in religion and mythology, and their representation in art and literature.

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Donkey by Jill Bough from Reaktion Books

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Donkey From giving rides to children at the British seaside to pulling a plough in the poorest of countries, donkeys have served humans faithfully since the time of their domestication more than 10,000 years ago. She has published articles about the history of the donkey in Australian Zoologist 2006 and the Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare 2009. However, this elevated status did not endure in Ancient Greece and Rome, where donkeys were denigrated, ridiculed, and abused. All that time and all over the world, donkeys continue to be used for innumerable tasks, and even today, donkeys are considered to be one of the best draught animals in developing nations, where they continue to make a vital contribution. Bough reveals the animal's historic significance in Ancient Egypt, where it was once highly regarded—even worshipped.

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Donkey Jill Bough

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As a writer, poet, lecturer, artist and lover of Donkeys and Mules, as well as a collector of Donkey books, I have waited a long time for Jill. The first paragraph one reads gets to the heart of the Donkey quickly. But man can scarcely do without the labour, the sacrifice, the suffering of the donkey. Donkeys and Mules at War; 5. In a way, they're all the same. But in Donkey, Jill Bough champions this Though donkeys have historically been among our most useful domesticated animals—from plowing fields to navigating difficult terrain—they have been much maligned in popular culture and given very little respect. So much so, that their perceived qualities of stupidity and stubbornness have made their way into the language of insult.

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Donkey: Bough, Jill: Trade Paperback: 9781861898036: Powell's Books

donkey bough jill

Publisher's Summary From giving rides to children at the British seaside to pulling a plough in the poorest of countries, donkeys have served humans faithfully since the time of their domestication more than 10,000 years ago. Donkey follows the story of this incredibly hard-working animal. All that time and all over the world, donkeys continue to be used for innumerable tasks, and even today, donkeys are considered to be one of the best draught animals in developing nations, where they continue to make a vital contribution. Though donkeys have historically been among our most useful domesticated animals—from plowing fields to navigating difficult terrain—they have been much maligned in popular culture and given very little respect. She has published articles about the history of the donkey in Australian Zoologist 2006 and the Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare 2009. So much so, that their perceived qualities of stupidity and stubbornness have made their way into the language of insult. Jill Bough goes beyond the practical uses of the animal by exploring a variety of social, cultural and religious meanings that the donkey has embodied, especially its symbolic representations in Western literature and art.

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Donkey by Jill Bough

donkey bough jill

With accounts that are both fascinating and touching, this cultural history of the donkey will inspire a new respect and admiration for this essential creature. But inDonkey, Jill Bough champions this humble creature, proving that after 10,000 years of domestication, this incredibly hard-working animal deserves our appreciation. From giving rides to children at the British seaside to pulling a plough in the poorest of countries, donkeys have served humans faithfully since the time of their domestication more than 10,000 years ago. Since this time, donkeys have continued to be associated with the poorest and most marginalized in human societies. But in Donkey, Jill Bough champions this humble creature, proving that after 10,000 years of domestication, this incredibly hard-working animal deserves our appreciation. Bough rounds out her account with a look at the variety of social, cultural, and religious meanings that donkeys have embodied, especially in literature and art.

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But in Donkey, Jill Bough champions this humble creature, proving that after 10,000 years of domestication, this incredibly hard-working animal deserves our appreciation. Jill Bough goes beyond the practical uses of the animal by exploring a variety of social, cultural and religious meanings that the donkey has embodied, especially its symbolic representations in Western literature and art. The story of the donkey makes an important addition to the complex and contradictory history of human and non-human animal relationships. The quote from Margery Allingham as my title of this review says it all for this book. Bough reveals the animal's historic significance in Ancient Egypt, where it was once highly re. Though donkeys have historically been among our most useful domesticated animals—from plowing fields to navigating difficult terrain—they have been much maligned in popular culture and given very little respect.

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She has put the 'real' Donkey into perspective, and you find yourself never giving up in anticipation of her next chapter. Within its pages Jill Bough describes the origins and natural history of donkeys, their domestication in the old and new worlds, use in warfare, their place in religion and mythology, and their representation in art and literature. With accounts that are both fascinating and touching, this cultural history of the donkey will inspire a new respect and admiration for this essential creature. But in Donkey, Jill Bough champions this humble creature, proving that after 10,000 years of domestication, this incredibly hard-working animal deserves our appreciation. And I love donkeys, so it worked for I don't know how many of these books that I've read at this point, but it's been awhile. Though donkeys have historically been among our most useful domesticated animals—from plowing fields to navigating difficult terrain—they have been much maligned in popular culture and given very little respect.

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Donkey Jill Bough

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Donkey follows the story of this incredibly hard-working animal. Like the others, it's a compact intro to all thinks donkey and mule. With accounts that are both fascinating and touching, this cultural history of the donkey will inspire a new respect and admiration for this essential creature. Bough reveals the animal's historic significance in Ancient Egypt, where it was once highly regardedeven worshipped. Since that time, donkeys have continued to be associated with the poorest and most marginalized in human societies. Within its pages Jill Bough describes the origins and natural history of donkeys, their domestication in the old and new worlds, use in warfare, their place in religion and mythology, and their representation in art and literature. With accounts that are both fascinating and touching, this book will be ideal for anyone with an admiration of the donkey or who is interested by animals in history.

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Donkey: Bough, Jill: Trade Paperback: 9781861898036: Powell's Books

donkey bough jill

Since that time, donkeys have continued to be associated with the poorest and most marginalized in human societies. Donkeys in Human History, Mythology and Religion 3. In a way, they're all the same. But in Donkey , Jill Bough champions this humble creature, proving that after 10,000 years of domestication, this incredibly hard-working animal deserves our appreciation. With accounts that are both fascinating and touching, this book will be ideal for anyone with an admiration of the donkey or who is interested by animals in history. The story of the donkey makes an important addition to the complex and contradictory history of human and non-human animal relationships.

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