Calgary: City of Animals

EditorJim EllisContribution bySean Kheraj, Susan Nance

Paperback | May 11, 2017

Calgary: City of Animals by Jim Ellis
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How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary?

What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together?

This wide-ranging book explores the ways that animals inhabit our city, our lives and our imaginations.

Essays from animal historians, wildlife specialists, artists and writers address key issues such as human-wildlife interactions, livestock in the city, and animal performers at the Calgary Stampede.

Contributions from some of Calgary's iconic arts institutions, including One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, and the Glenbow Museum, demonstrate how animals continue to be a source of inspiration and exploration for fashion, art, dance, and theatre.

The full-colour volume is beautifully illustrated throughout with archival images, wildlife photography, documentary and production stills, and original artwork. Index

Jim Ellis is Professor of English and Director of the Calgary Institute for the Humanities at the University of Calgary. He has written widely on art, literatue and film, and has served on the boards of Truck Gallery and Calgary Cinematheque.
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Title:Calgary: City of AnimalsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 9.3 X 7.4 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 9.3 X 7.4 X 0.5 inPublished:May 11, 2017Publisher:University Of Calgary PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1552389677

ISBN - 13:9781552389676

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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