Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Spring 2016

Department

History

Language

English

Publication Title

Journal of the Early Republic

Abstract

The article focuses on the practices of cattle breeders in the U.S. during the 1830s. Topics discussed include the importance given to portraits of domestic animals, the links between human and animal bodily knowledge and ways that American breeders have committed themselves to British animals and British theories of heritability and taste.

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