In his introduction, Peter Singer writes: "This book is about the tyranny of human over non-human animals. This tyranny has caused and today is still causing an amount of pain and suffering that can only be compared with that which resulted from centuries of tyranny by white humans over black humans." Now you may read the 2nd Edition of the 1975 classic that inspired a world-wide movement.
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"It galvanised a generation into action. Groups sprang up around the world, equipped with a new vocabulary, a new set of ethics and a new sense of mission...Singer's book is widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement." ( Independent on Sunday)
"A reasoned plea for the humane treatment of animals that galvanised the animal-rights movement the way the Rachel Carson's Silent Spring drew activists to environmentalism." ( New York Times)
"Important and responsible...Everyone ought to read it." ( Richard Adams)
"Probably the single most influential document in the history of recent movements concerned with animal welfare" ( Guardian)
'An extraordinary book which has had extraordinary effects. . . widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
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Book Description Ecco Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060011572
Book Description Ecco Press, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The Book That Started A RevolutionSince its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of concerned men and women to the shocking abuse of animals everywhere -- inspiring a worldwide movement to eliminate much of the cruel and unnecessary laboratory animal experimentation of years past. In this newly revised and expanded edition, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of today's "factory forms" and product-testing procedures -- offering sound, humane solutions to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency and justice, Animal Liberation is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060011572
Book Description Ecco Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060011572
Book Description Ecco Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060011572