One hundred twenty-year-old classic in vegetarianism. A compendium of writings against flesh-eating by writers ranging from Plato to Schopenhauer, Ovid to Thoreau.
Howard Williams is senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Chester and author of Death & Memory in Early Medieval Britain.
"Now we can join Gandhi and Tolstoy and nameless others who encountered this vigorous and invigorating book. Welcome to a company of radicals who believed we could and should stop eating non-human animals. They brought vegetarianism out of history and into the here and now." -- from the introduction