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The lost history of the canine race : our 15,000-year love affair with dogs

Author: Mary Elizabeth Thurston
Publisher: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews and McMeel, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover here why some American Indians ate the dogs they loved, how one stray Victorian puppy saved three million canine lives, and how ten thousand more soldiers' names might have been added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall had it not been for dogs. Anthropologist Mary Elizabeth Thurston will revolutionize how we perceive "man's best friend" and empower anyone who loves dogs with a new sense of wonder and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thurston, Mary Elizabeth.
Lost history of the canine race.
Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews and McMeel, ©1996
(OCoLC)624426866
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Elizabeth Thurston
ISBN: 0836205480 9780836205480
OCLC Number: 34281354
Description: xii, 301 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Leaving the garden --
The children of Anubis --
Cave canem --
Feudal society, renaissance, and revolution --
Class aspirations --
Canine empancipation [sic.] --
The other Native Americans --
The dogs of war --
Eye of the beholder --
The way to a dog's heart --
Saying good-bye --
History in the making.
Responsibility: Mary E. Thurston.
Local System Bib Number:
10166

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Traces the history of the dog from pre-Columbian North America and ancient Eg and Rome through Europe's feudal age and England's Victorian era to today.  Read more...
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