Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

The Creed of Kinship

by Henry S. Salt (Author)

The Creed of Kinship by Henry S. Salt
Title:The Creed of Kinship
Published:1935
Publisher:Constable & Co., London, 1935
Format:Hardback
Edition:First Edition
Pages:118
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Contents

Preface
Kinship a Reality
Between Man and Man
Sex Questions
How Crime Will Cease
Between Nation and Nation
When Wars Will Cease
Two Similar Pastimes
Between Human and Sub-Human
Sacerdotalist and Scientist
Man’s Mistake
The Sanctity of Life
Our Relations With Animals
A Free Religion
The Sentimentalists
Sensibility
Civilisation: A Phase
One Who Understood
Index

Information

Brief, clear overview of humanitarian, based on kinship view of evolved life forms, with consideration of war, poverty, women's rights, prison reform, theory of punishment, flogging, animal rights, experiments on animals, vegetarianism, hunting, fishing. Shows Salt's humanitarian vitally concerned with both humans and animals, human rights and animal rights.

Editions

Constable & Co., London, 1935, 118 pages
E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1935

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