The Medici Giraffe: And Other Tales of Exotic Animals and Power

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Little, Brown, 27 giu 2009 - 432 pagine
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A fascinating exploration, spanning two thousand years, ofthe central role exotic animals have played in war, diplomacy, and thepomp of rulers and luminaries.

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Review: The Medici Giraffe and Other Tales of Exotic Animals and Power

Recensione dell'utente  - Christine - Goodreads

This book is an interesting overview of the roles of animals in history. If you have any interest in animals or history, this would be a good book to look into- the stories themselves are interesting ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Medici Giraffe and Other Tales of Exotic Animals and Power

Recensione dell'utente  - David Ward - Goodreads

The Medici Giraffe and Other Tales of Exotic Animals and Power by Marina Belozerskaya (Little, Brown & Co. 2006)(636.0). The author provides historical glimpses of the uses of animals for power, pomp, and as weapons of war. My rating: 7/10, finished 2009. Leggi recensione completa

Informazioni sull'autore (2009)

Marina Belozerskaya is a scholar of early modern European art. She is the author, most recently, of To Wake the Dead: A Renaissance Merchant and the Birth of Archaeology (2009) and The Medici Giraffe and Other Tales of Exotic Animals and Power (2006).

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