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Jonathan R. Burt <email@example.com>
I am currently part of the Animal Studies Group (U.K.) promoting the study of animals in the humanities. I am editing a book series which are a series of cultural historical monographs on individual animals entitled Animal (published by Reaktion Books, London). My current book project is on animals and the environment in the First World War.
Waterbeach, Cambs CB5 9LN
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Animal
|Interests:||Art and Art History
Environmental History / Studies
European History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
World History / Studies
I studied Palaeolithic archaeology at Cambridge University (1977-1980). My relevant publications are:
‘Boria Sax, Animals in the Third Reich: Pets, Scapegoats and the Holocaust (New York, 2000)’, Society and Animals, 11 (2003), 199-201.
‘Representing Animals, Nigel Rothfels (ed) (Bloomington, 2002)’ Anthrozoos, 16 (2003), 376-382.
‘Whale Rider and Winged Migration’, Society and Animals, 11 (2003), 419-423.
‘Seabiscuit’, Society and Animals, 12 (2004), 87-91.
‘Bill Viola’s “I do not know what it is I am like”, Society and Animals, 12 (2004), 355-358.
‘Cary Wolfe, Animal Rites: American culture, the discourse of species, and posthumanist theory (Chicago, 2003); Cary Wolfe (ed), Zoontologies: the question of the animal (Minnesota, 2003).’ Society and Animals, 13 (2005), 167-170.
‘A day in the life of a Massachusetts slaughterhouse’ (PETA videos/1988)’, Society and Animals, 13, (2005), 347-351
‘The effect of pets in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,’ in Jonathan Wood and Stephen Feeke (eds), Hounds in Leash: the dog in eighteenth and nineteenth century sculpture (Leeds, 2000), 54-61.
‘The Illumination of the Animal Kingdom: the role of light and electricity in animal representation’, Society and Animals 9 (2001), 203-228.
‘Violent Health and the Moving Image: the London Zoo and Monkey Hill’, in Mary Henninger-Voss (ed), Animals in Human History: the mirror of nature and culture (Rochester, 2002).
‘Mrs. Phillips (founder member of the Society for the Protection of Birds)’, Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
‘A close reading of John Berger’s “Why look at animals?”’, Worldviews, 9 (2005), 203-218.
Animals in Film (London, 2002).
Rat (London, 2006)