In American history, animals are everywhere. They are a ubiquitous
presence in myriad historical, literary, biographical, scientific
and other documents and narratives of the American past - a past
that, just like the present, was characterized by a multiplicity of
relations between humans and other animals, ranging from intimate
co-existence to outright violence. While such quintessentially
'American' species as the bison, mustang or grizzly continue... more...