The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals: The Lost History of Europe's Animal Trials

E. P. Evans

London: Faber and Faber, 1987

The author makes a serious effort to explore the legal and theological implications of medieval criminal and civil actions against animals e.g. certainly they may be placed under a formal curse but can they really be excommunicated?, is a werewolf an animal?, etc.

384 pages.

Originally published by Dutton and Company, 1906.

Language: English


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