Between trust and domination: social contracts between humans and animals

  title={Between trust and domination: social contracts between humans and animals},
  author={Kristin Armstrong Oma},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  pages={175 - 187}
Abstract Tim Ingold's seminal article ‘From trust to domination’ introduces a hypothesis in which there is a shift from hunter-gatherer cultures to agro-pastoral cultures regarding perceptions of, and engagements with, animals. Whereas hunters regard prey as kindred brothers, farmers regard, and treat, their domestic livestock as slaves. On the basis of this hypothesis, archaeologists frequently take this to be a universal given. In this article, Ingold's hypothesis is critiqued via an in-depth… 
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