4 Jun 2016

Philip Armstrong: sheep

From Saturday Morning, 9:05 am on 4 June 2016
Philip Armstrong (and T Rex) at the American Museum of Natural History.

Philip Armstrong (and T Rex) at the American Museum of Natural History. Photo: supplied

Philip Armstrong is the Head of the Department of English at the University of Canterbury, where he also runs the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies with Annie Potts.

They are the authors, with Deidre Brown, of the 2013 book, A New Zealand Book of Beasts: Animals in our Culture, History and Everyday Life (AUP).

Professor Armstrong’s new book, Sheep (Reaktion Books), is the latest in the Animal series of short illustrated natural and cultural histories of particular animals.

He talks to Kim Hill.

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