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The Mythical Zoo

By Boria Sax

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A love letter to the animal kingdom, calling for animals to be reclassified by tradition and mythology. From Aesops Fables to Mockingjay, animals have always played a pivotal role in human culture. In this fun and thought-provoking book, historian and animal enthusiast Boria Sax argues for a classification of animals that goes beyond the biological to encompass a more meaningful distinction: tradition. From ants and elephants to tigers and tortoises, The Mythical Zoo weaves together a cross-cultural tapestry encompassing mythology, history, art, science, philosophy and literature. The result is a beautifully illustrated, masterfully composed love letter to the animal kingdom.
Book Title The Mythical Zoo
ISBN 9780715647325
By Author(s) Boria Sax
Publisher Duckworth Overlook
Pages 336
Format Hardback
Dimensions 17.8cm x 3.1cm x 23.2cm
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