Radicals, Methodists and the law for animals

Hilda Kean Date of publication: 01/01/1998


This extended written text contains extracts from several chapters of Hilda Kean’s book Animal Rights Political and Social Change in Britain since 1800 detailing the history of animal treatment in Britain since 1800. The extracts include the introduction of the first legislation to protect animals from cruelty in 1822 through to pet-keeping, vivisection, animal cruelty in the modern food sector and trends in vegetarianism and veganism.