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The MERL Autumn Seminar Series: Farm Animals

Bigger, Better, Faster, Cheaper? Towards A New History Of Intensive Livestock Farming, Professor Abigail Woods, Kings College London


When and why did intensive farming develop, and how did it impact on farmers’ relationships with their animals? Vet and historian, Abigail Woods, brings new evidence to bear on these questions, which challenges what we think we know about intensification in 20th century Britain.