Empires of Acclimatisation

Domestication Practices Across History is a reading group hosted by gloknos throughout the 2019/20 academic year. This group meets every fortnight during Michaelmas and Lent term from 15:00 - 17:00, in the CRASSH Meeting Room, inside the Alison Richard Building.

This week, the group are meeting to discuss the following:

Lent Term - 3 February 2020

Rebecca J H Woods, ‘Chapter Two: Much Ado About Mutton’ in The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800-1900 (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2017).

Harriet Ritvo, ‘Going Forth and Multiplying: Animal Acclimatization and Invasion’, Environmental History 17, 2 (2012): pp. 404-414.


Image: Indian agriculture and crops. Gouache drawing. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY