Elephant (Reaktion Books - Animal)
Dan Wylie, "Elephant (Reaktion Books - Animal)"
Reaktion Books | 2009 | ISBN: 1861893973 | 224 pages | File type: PDF | 7,1 mb
Aristotle characterized the elephant as â€śthe beast which passeth all others in wit and mindâ€?and the animal has long figured in cultural artifacts, even on continents it has never inhabited. Now Elephant provides an engaging look at the elephantâ€™s long legacy.
The image of the elephant can be found throughout world cultures as a symbol of intelligence, strength, and loyalty. Wylie draws on a rich array of examples to document that symbolic power, ranging from symbols of the Hindu god of wisdom, Ganesh, to the beloved childrenâ€™s works Dumbo and Babar the Elephant.
Turning to the elephantâ€™s biological history, Wylie describes the three remaining speciesâ€”the African Bush Elephant, African Forest Elephant, and the Asian Elephantâ€”and the controversial efforts for elephant conservation. With ivory poaching and human encroachment into the animalâ€™s natural habitats, Wylie argues that we face a uniquely poignant conservation crisis in which elephants and humans both unsustainably consume limited natural resources.
A compelling new entry in the Animal series, Elephant will be necessary for every animal loverâ€™s bookshelf.
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