Badger and Mouse, two new books in the wonderful Reaktion Books ‘Animal’ series. If you like these, you may also be interested in . . . Fly, Dog, Crow, Ant, Eagle, Pigeon, Hare, Snake, Swan, Cockroach and Rat! All are available in Cardiff Met’s Llandaff Library – search our catalogue SUMMON for more details of each of these titles. Badger and Mouse are currently on display and will be available to borrow from 16th February.
‘Animal is a pioneering series from Reaktion Books. The first of its kind to explore the historical significance and impact on humans of a wide range of animals, each book in the series takes a different animal and examines its role in history around the world. The importance of mythology, religion and science are described as is the history of food, the trade in animals and their products, pets, exhibition, film and photography, and their roles in the artistic and literary imagination’.