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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sandra L Olsen
|ISBN:||1570980608 9781570980602 1570983828 9781570983825|
|Description:||x, 222 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 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.|
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.