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Horses through time

Author: Sandra L Olsen
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers for Carnegie Museum of Natural History, [1996]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Horses Through Time is a comprehensive illustrated compilation of essays by some of the world's foremost authorities on horses. The book examines in laymen's terms the development of the lineage of horses through the paleontological record, the domestication of horses based on the archaeological record, the history of the interplay between humans and horses, and the development of horse breeds, the lively history of
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra L Olsen
ISBN: 1570980608 9781570980602 1570983828 9781570983825
OCLC Number: 36179575
Description: x, 222 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The ancestry of the horse / Richard C. Hulbert, Jr. --
Horse hunters of the Ice Age / Sandra L. Olsen --
Bridling horse power : the domestication of the horse / David W. Anthony --
Horses in history / Juliet Clutton-Brock --
In the winner's circle : the history of equestrian sports / Sandra L. Olsen --
Hooves across the steppes : the Kazak life-style / Victor Shnirelman, Sandra L. Olsen, and Patricia Rice --
The proliferation of horse breeds / D. Phillip Sponenberg --
The advancement of equine medicine / Corinne Raphel Sweeney --
The living relatives of the horse / Susan L. Woodward.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra L. Olsen.

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Horses Through Time is a comprehensive illustrated compilation of essays by some of the world's foremost authorities on horses. The book examines in laymen's terms the development of the lineage of horses through the paleontological record, the domestication of horses based on the archaeological record, the history of the interplay between humans and horses, and the development of horse breeds, the lively history of equestrian sports, and the advances of equine.

Veterinary medicine, including an extensive case study about the prestigious School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. To put horses in a global perspective, the book also discusses the living relatives of horses. New, never-published data presented by the researchers offer the reader easy access to the latest information in a variety of equine topics in an entertaining, yet informative, manner. Every chapter is topped off with exquisite.

Photographs of horses, most of them in color.

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