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First friend : a history of dogs and humans

Author: Katharine M Rogers
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the relationship between humans and dogs through the centuries, from the dog's role as dependable workmate to its place today as cherished pet.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine M Rogers
ISBN: 0312331886 9780312331887
OCLC Number: 65425957
Description: xxi, 280 pages [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: What dogs mean to us --
How the partnership started --
Dogs in the ancient world --
Hunting dogs --
Working dogs --
Pets in early modern times --
Dogs in the nineteenth century --
How dogs are classified --
Dogs used as surrogates for humans --
The negative side of our friendship with dogs --
Dogs as equals --
Myth and reality.
Responsibility: Katharine M. Rogers.
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Explores the relationship between humans and dogs through the centuries, from the dog's role as dependable workmate to its place today as cherished pet.

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