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Latest International Symposia Volume "Where the Wild Things Are Now"

May 6, 2007

Where the Wild Things Are Now: Domestication Reconsidered  edited by Rebecca Cassidy (Goldsmith College, London, UK) and Molly Mullin (Albion College, USA)

Domestication has often seemed a matter of the distant past, a series of distinct events involving humans and other species that took place long ago. Today, as genetic manipulation continues to break new barriers in scientific and medical research, we appear to be entering an age of biological control. Are we also writing a new chapter in the history of domestication?

Where the Wild Things Are Now explores the relevance of domestication for anthropologists and scholars in related fields who are concerned with understanding ongoing change in processes affecting humans as well as other specie