By Ruth Harrison

ISBN-10: 1780642849

ISBN-13: 9781780642840

First released in 1964, Ruth Harrison's ebook Animal Machines had a profound and lasting influence on international agriculture, public opinion and the standard of lifetime of hundreds of thousands of farmed animals. all in favour of welfare criteria at a time whilst animal construction was once expanding in scale and mechanisation, Ruth Harrison set approximately investigating the location in a good and even-handed method. Reporting her findings in Animal Machines, Harrison alerted the general public to the indisputable soreness of calves residing in veal crates and birds in battery cages. Written at first of the extensive farming stream, which promised growth yet actually worsened stipulations for domesticated animals, Animal Machines offers a desirable perception into the process we live with this day and needs to proceed with because the international inhabitants raises. Harrison's paintings caused criminal reforms, a better figuring out of farm stipulations for animals and elevated public expertise. Animal Machines is reprinted the following in its entirety, followed through new chapters through world-renowned specialists in animal welfare discussing the legacy and impression of Animal Machines 50 years on.

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