The Longest Struggle: Animal Advocacy from Pythagoras to PETA (Google eBook)

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Lantern Books, 2007 - Nature - 367 pages
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The author reflects on two decades as an animal rights activist and his access to movement leaders who have shared with him their personal stories of campaigns that made animal rights history. At once an accessible history of animal protection thought and a revealing narrative of campaigns for animal rights, The Longest Struggle is must read material for everyone who wants to understand the most radical social justice movement of our time.
  

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The Grumpy Vegan has always been interested in the history of the social movement for animals and vegetarianism. And has often thought about wanting to write its history but never had the opportunity ... Read full review

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User Review  - Corey Wrenn - Goodreads

I found this text to be extremely well researched, amazingly detailed, and very engaging. The amount of history covered is quite remarkable. The animal rights movement is a complex one, with a long ... Read full review

Contents

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About the author (2007)

Norm Phelps is the former spiritual outreach director of The Fund for Animals, as well as a founding member of the Society of Ethical and Religious Vegetarians (SERV) and a contributing writer for Satya. His goal is for faith communities of all traditions to include animals within the scope of their compassionate ministries.

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