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A cat's tale : a journey through feline history

Author: Paul Koudounaris
Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"A CAT'S TALE is a history of feline kind: its origins, the evolution of the relationship with their human companions, and the surprising ways in which feline history parallels that of humanity. From the prehistoric Felis (a large mammal from which all domestic cats have descended) to ancient Egyptian cat goddess, key cats of the Enlightenment to swashbuckling pirate felines and infamous American tabbies, the story  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koudounaris, Paul,
A cat's tale
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.
(DLC) 2019032334
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Koudounaris
ISBN: 9781250217721 1250217725
OCLC Number: 1111637876
Description: xvii, 265 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Invitation for a grand adventure from a very learned tabby cat --
The golden age: cats in prehistory and ancient Egypt --
Glory road: feline migration across Asia --
Triumph and tragedy in Europe: the rise and fall of the feline empire --
The great escape: seafaring cats through the ages (and other feline heroes!) --
Redemption: the Enlightenment and the rise of the modern feline --
A new beginning: cats across America --
Afterword: A note from Baba's human.
Responsibility: Baba the cat as dictated to Paul Koudounaris.


The first ever illustrated history of the world's most noble species from prehistoric times to present day - as told by the cats who lived it.  Read more...


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