The City Is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle

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"Animals have played a vital role in shaping the city of Seattle from its founding amid existing indigenous towns in the mid-nineteenth century to the livestock-friendly town of the late nineteenth century to the pet-friendly, livestock-averse modern city. When newcomers first arrived in the 1850s, they hastened to assemble the familiar cohort of cattle, horses, pigs, chickens, and other animals that defined European agriculture. This, in turn, contributed to the dispossession of the Native residents of the area. However, ...

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    • Title: The City is More Than Human by Frederick L. Brown
    • Publisher: University of Washington Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780295999340, 0295999349
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    • Edition: 2016
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