User Heart Menu Basket Cross Plus < Minus <
Dog - 9781789141283

Product Details

  • Product code: BYJJF
  • ISBN: 9781789141283
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 25.6cm x 29.5cm
  • Pages: 248
  • Publish date: 15/07/2019

Dog (Paperback)

Dog - 9781789141283

Susan McHugh


  • Our price £7.99
  • RRP £9.99
  • Save £2.00
Quantity

Add to wish list
The story of the canine has been fundamentally entwined with that of humanity since the earliest times, and this ancient and fascinating story is told in Susan McHugh's Dog, now available in B-format. The book unravels the debate about whether dogs are descended from wolves, and moves on to deal with canines in mythology, religion and health, dog cults in ancient and medieval civilizations as disparate as Alaska, Greece, Peru and Persia, and traces correspondences between the histories of dogs in the Far East, Europe, Africa and the Americas. Dog also examines the relatively recent phenomenon of dog breeding and the invention of species, as well as the canine's role in science fact and fiction; from Laika, the first astronaut, and Pavlov's famous conditioned dogs, through to science fiction novels and cult films such as A Boy and his Dog. Susan McHugh shows how dogs today contribute to human lives in a huge number of ways, not only as pets and guide dogs but also as sources of food in Asia, entertainment workers, and scientific and religious objects. Dog reveals how we have shaped these animals over the millennia, and in turn, how dogs have shaped us.

Share Dog on Pinterest

Product Details

  • Product code: BYJJF
  • ISBN: 9781789141283
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 25.6cm x 29.5cm
  • Pages: 248
  • Publish date: 15/07/2019

Reviews

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?

Rate & Review
  • Our price £7.99
  • RRP £9.99
  • Save £2.00
Quantity