Into The Arena: The World of the Spanish Bullfight by Alexander Fiske-Harrison

Into The Arena: The World of the Spanish Bullfight

byAlexander Fiske-Harrison

Kobo ebook | May 26, 2011

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.29 online 
$34.08 list price save 19%

Available for download

Not available in stores

about

'Whether or not the artistic quality of the bullfight outweighs the moral question of the animals' suffering is something that each person must decide for themselves - as they must decide whether the taste of a steak justifies the death of a cow. But if we ignore the possibility that one does outweigh the other, we fall foul of the charge of self-deceit and incoherence in our dealings with animals.' Alexander Fiske-Harrison

In a remarkable and controversial book Fiske-Harrison follows the tracks of a whole bullfighting year in Spain. He trains and takes part in the sport himself. He gives us memorable portraits of bull-fighters and bulls, of owners, trainers and fans - of a whole country. Fiske-Harrison offers a fully rounded and involving portrait of an art as performed for centuries and of the arguments that dog it today.

Title:Into The Arena: The World of the Spanish BullfightFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 26, 2011Publisher:PROFILE BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847654290

ISBN - 13:9781847654298

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Into The Arena: The World of the Spanish Bullfight

Reviews