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FYS: The Call of the Wild (Hofstetter): Home

Explores the relationships that humans have with animals and how animals are viewed/characterized by societies.


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Welcome to this First Year Seminar LibGuide. Navigate the tabs at the top of this page and within the page boxes to discover the wealth of research content related to animal rights, behavior, and animals' influence on culture.  If you have questions: phone, email, chat, or drop by my office (see the box to the right).

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Need a topic overview?  Animals and Science: A Guide to the Debates examines the debates, from the Renaissance to the present, surrounding issues of animal rights, consciousness, and self-awareness.

Think like a scholar...  Use these keyword phrases to identify scholarship on animals in our databases.

  • animals in literature
  • animals and ethics
  • animal culture
  • animal welfare
  • human animal relationships in literature
  • emotions in animals
  • animal intelligence


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