The criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals

by E. P. Evans

Publisher: E.P. Dutton in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Animals, Prosecution and punishment of.,
  • Animals -- Folklore.,
  • Superstition.,
  • Punishment.

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Statementby E.P. Evans
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 384 p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24154132M
OCLC/WorldCa7383361

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  Murderous pigs sent to the gallows, sparrows prosecuted for chattering in Church, a gang of thieving rats let off on a wholly technical acquittal – welcome to the very strange world of medieval animal trials as recounted in E.P. Evans’ The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals published in The frontispiece of this remarkable book shows a pig, dressed in jacket and. Europe’s worst serial offenders, it seems, were pigs. According to E. P. Evans, in his sprawling history, The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals from , “The frequency. Criminal Law (2) Select Price. Any Price (2) Under $ (2) to. Apply. Search Results Refine search results Skip to search results. Search within these results: Go. Refine Search. Sort by . The Criminal Prosecution And Capital Punishment Of Animals by E. P. Evans at - ISBN X - ISBN - Book on Demand Pod - - Softcover4/5(33).

  The article closes by examining Beckett’s views on allegorical readings of texts containing representations of nonhuman animals and his later notes on E. P. Evans’s work, The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of : Katherine Ebury. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals was first published in the United States by E. P. Dutton and has been reprinted several times, including a edition brought out by Faber and Faber in London and, a decade later, in a facsimile published by .

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(Edward Payson), Publication date Topics Animals, Prosecution and punishment of, Capital punishment, Crime and superstition Publisher London: W. HeinemannPages: The Criminal Prosecution And Capital Punishment Of Animals (Paperback or Softback) by Evans, Edmund Payson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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The actual cases a poorly described and rarely given more than a few lines. There is an index where animals are mentioned and a timetable of the trials but thats about it.

The book as a whole is poorly written, and consists of two large chapters which are almost completely impossible to get through. As a whole i do not recommend buying this book2/5(1). THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT OF ANIMALS. INTRODUCTION. The present volume is the result of the revision and expansion of two essays entitled “Bugs and Beasts before the Law,” and “Modern and Mediæval Punishment,” which appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, in August and September Since that date the author has collected a vast amount of additional material on.

All over Europe, throughout the Middle Ages and into the 19th century, animals were tried for human crimes. This text traces and documents such trials, providing examples of cases, such as a sow tried for murder, caterpillars charged with theft, a cock burned at the.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evans, E.P. (Edward Payson), Criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals. Get this from a library. The criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals. [E P Evans] -- Looks at the concept of lawlessness in medieval Europe, relates the stories of animals tried for criminal acts, and discusses the changing concept of justice.

I used this book in my doctoral research and wrote a chapter about ‘criminal animals’ in my PhD (, Anthopocentrism and Speciesism in Contemporary Criminology). Many people dismiss the prosecution and execution of animals as a bizarre and outdated practice from medieval times.

The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals Language: English: LoC Class: KJ: Law in general, Comparative and uniform law, Jurisprudence: Europe: Subject: Animals, Prosecution and punishment of -- History Subject: Animals -- Law and legislation -- History Subject: Trials -- Europe Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals by E.P. Evans, (Clarke Miscellaneous ) From the Middle Ages until the mid-eighteenth century a wide array of animals were brought to trial in Europe, charged with a range of crimes.

Can an Animal Commit a Crime. This pioneering work collects an amazing assemblage of court cases in which animals have been named as defendants--chickens, rats, field mice, bees, gnats, and (in 34 recorded instances) pigs, among others-- providing insight into such modern issues as animal rights, capital punishment, and social and criminal theory.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals by E. Evans; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Animals, Law and legislation, Prosecution and punishment of Animals, Trials, Superstition, Capital.

Evans, E.P. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals. Originally published: New York: E.P. Dutton, x, pp. Reprintedby The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN ; ISBN Hardcover. New. * This pioneering work collects an amazing assemblage of court cases in which animals have been named as defendants--chickens.

A few years ago I lighted on a book, first published inwith the surprising title The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals byauthor of Animal Symbolism in Ecclesiastical Architecture, Bugs and Beasts before the Law, etc., etc.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.2/5(1). a remarkable book of by E.P. Evans entitled The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals and which occupies a pivotal role in the small English-language literature devoted to the subject.

As such, much of what follows is a dialogue with Evans' book, to whose thesis I now turn. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals By Edward Payson Evans. I bungled into a book recently, titled The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals, by Edmund P.

Evans, and published in Read "The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals (Illustrated)" by Edmund P. Evans available from Rakuten Kobo. CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Sources—Amira’s distinction between retributive and preventive processes—Addosio’s incorrect desi.

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This pioneering work collects an amazing assemblage of court cases in which animals have been named as defendants--chickens, rats, field mice, bees, gnats, and (in 34 recorded instances) pigs, among others-- providing. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals, Evans, E.

(Edward Payson), View full catalog. As it’s said in Edward Payson Evans’s book The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals in a pig was accused of actually eating a human being.

After a trial that was held the pig was found guilty and sentenced – by the monks. Edward Payson Evans, The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals (New York: E.

Dutton, /London: William Heinemann, ). Jacob J. Finkelstein, “The Goring Ox: Some Historical Perspectives on Deodands, Forfeitures, Wrongful Death and the Western Notion of Sovereignty,” Temple Law Quarterly 46 (Winter ): 2 Edward P.

Evans, The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals (Farber & Farber ). (As are most of the works discussing animal trials, this article is unusually indebted to Evans’ book; it remains, as one writer put it, “the most complete listing of animal trials to date.” Paul Schiff Berman, Rats, Pigs, and Statues.

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This year it was my uncle's turn: why exactly did he send me a copy of The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals: The Lost History of Europe's Animal Trials (Faber) by E. P. Evans (first. Walter Woodburn Hyde, "The Prosecution and Punishment of Animals and Lifeless Things in the Middle Ages and Modern Times," University of Pennsylvania Law Review and American Law Register, Vol.