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Other animals

Jane T. Costlow

Other animals

beyond the human in Russian culture and history

by Jane T. Costlow

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jane Costlow and Amy Nelson
    SeriesPitt series in Russian and East European studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL84.4.R9 O84 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24991061M
    ISBN 100822943883, 082296063X
    ISBN 109780822943884, 9780822960638
    LC Control Number2010020937
    OCLC/WorldCa468973698


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Already an ardent naturalist at the age of 10, the young Gerald lives in an unconventional and disordered household with his mother, sister, and two brothers. Convivial and open, the family plays host to a constant stream of quirky guests.

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