Rat

Rat The rat has been described as the shadow of the human from ancient times through today it has followed man via routes of commerce and conquest to eventually inhabit nearly every part of the world Rat

  • Title: Rat
  • Author: Jonathan Burt
  • ISBN: 9781861892249
  • Page: 332
  • Format: Paperback
  • The rat has been described as the shadow of the human from ancient times through today, it has followed man via routes of commerce and conquest to eventually inhabit nearly every part of the world Rats have a bad reputation they spread disease, destroy agricultural produce, and thrive in the darkest corners of human habitation but they have recently found credibility asThe rat has been described as the shadow of the human from ancient times through today, it has followed man via routes of commerce and conquest to eventually inhabit nearly every part of the world Rats have a bad reputation they spread disease, destroy agricultural produce, and thrive in the darkest corners of human habitation but they have recently found credibility as a major resource for scientific experimentation Jonathan Burt here traces the fortunes of the rat in history, myth, and culture.Central to Rat is the history of the relationship between humans and rats and, in particular, the complex human attitudes toward these shrewd creatures Burt examines why the rat is viewed as loathsome and verminous than other parasitic animals and considers why humans have had diametrically opposed attitudes about the rat some cultures greatly admire the rat for its skills, while others consider the rat the scourge of the earth Burt also draws on a wide range of examples to explore the rat s role in science, culture, and art, from its appearances in children s literature such as The Wind in the Willows to Victorian rat and dog baiting pits to its symbolic roles in folklore.Rat offers an intriguing and richly illustrated study of one of nature s most remarkable creatures and ultimately finds that the rat exists as a perverse totem for the worst excesses of human behavior.

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    1. رحلة ممتعة مع الجرذ من كائن قذر يرمز للإنحطاط والشهوات إلى كائن طوطمي من كائن مثير للقرف إلى وجبة فاخرة يقدم فيها الجرذ منقوعا بالنبيذ الأحمر ومحشوا بالأعشاب والبهارات مع حبات الفاصوليا السوداء من كائن ينشر الطاعون والأمراض يتفنن الناس في قتله واصطياده إلى كائن مخبري قياسي [...]

    2. عرض كتابالجرذ التاريخ الطبيعي والثقافي• اسم الكتاب: الجرذ: التاريخ الطبيعي والثقافي.• العنوان بالإنجليزية: Rat by Jonathan Burt.• المؤلف: جوناثان بيرت.• ترجمة: معن أبو الحُسن.• مراجعة: د. أحمد خريس.• سنة النشر: 1431هـ/2010م.• دار النشر: هيئة أبو ظبي للثقافة والتراث (مشروع كلمة).• الطبعة: [...]

    3. الجرذ يمثل ظل الانسان في آثار الخراب والدمار ، ينتهك المحرمات في التعدد الجنسي واكل الميته ، التفريق الغريب بين الجرذ الاسود الذي عاش بعيداً عن الانسان والجرذ البني الذي عاش مع الانسان في اختلاف التصرفات تظهر العدائيه اكثر في الجرذ البني الكتاب يحتوي ع اجمل التصورات التاري [...]

    4. A fascinating account of the relationship between one of the most successful, tenacious over-powering, destructive and resilient creaturesd the rat.

    5. I enjoyed the interesting facts. I probably wouldn't have read this book for entertainment, but as a study tool it's a good resource.

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