Beasts and Beauties
Book Description:

Beasts and Beautiesexamines the relationship between domesticity and power by focusing on the contemporaneous development of the invention of the 'pet' and the delineation of the home as a uniquely private enclosure, where the pater familias ruled over his own secluded world of domesticated wife, children, servants, and animals.

eISBN: 978-1-4426-9788-1
Subjects: History, Philosophy, Sociology