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This bibliography contains a list of reference articles that occur in the book Paper Tiger: A Visual History of the Thylacine. Images of animals generate perceptions that have a profound effect on attitudes toward species. Paper Tiger considers the role of illustrations in the demise of the thylacine or Tasmanian 'tiger'. This approach challenges conventional histories, offers new understandings of human-animal interactions, and presents a chilling story of just how misleading and powerful visual representation can be. It critiques 80 engravings, lithographs, drawings and photographs published between 1808 and 1936, paying attention to the messages they convey, the politics of representation, and the impact on the lives of animals. It also demonstrates how pictures, together with words, can have a vital influence on species' survival.

Keywords: lithograph; Thylacine



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