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By Jennifer Ham,Matthew Senior

Animal Acts files the heritage of the fluctuating boundary among animals and people as expressed in literary, philosophical and clinical texts, in addition to visible arts and ancient practices comparable to dissection, circus acts, the quest and zoos. The essays rfile a continual go back of animality, a becoming animal that has regularly existed inside and on the margins of Western tradition from the center a long time to the present.

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