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Empire of dogs : canines, Japan, and the making of the modern imperial world

Author: Aaron Herald Skabelund
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1924, Professor Ueno Eizaburo of Tokyo Imperial University adopted an Akita puppy he named Hachiko. Each evening Hachiko greeted Ueno on his return to Shibuya Station. In May 1925 Ueno died while  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Herald Skabelund
OCLC Number: 858752806
Notes: El. reprodukcija.
Description: xv, 267 str. : ill., maps, ports.
Contents: Introduction: Canine Imperialism1. The Native Dog and the Colonial Dog2. Civilizing Canines; or, Domesticating and Destroying Dogs3. Fascism's Furry Friends: The "Loyal Dog" Hachiko and the Creation of the "Japanese" Dog4. Dogs of War: Mobilizing All Creatures Great and Small5. A Dog's World: The Commodification of Contemporary Dog KeepingNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Responsibility: Aaron Herald Skabelund.

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