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Horse and man in early modern England

Author: Peter Edwards
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this thoroughly researched account, Peter Edwards takes us through every aspect of the horse in pre-industrial England: how they were bred and trained, what they ate, how much they were worth, how long they lived and what jobs they did."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, Peter (Peter Roger).
Horse and man in early modern England.
London : Continuum, 2007
(OCoLC)607828525
Online version:
Edwards, Peter (Peter Roger).
Horse and man in early modern England.
London : Continuum, 2007
(OCoLC)631167333
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Edwards
ISBN: 9781852854805 1852854804
OCLC Number: 65767956
Description: xii, 340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The horse and society (starting p. 1) --
2 Attitudes towards horses (starting p. 17) --
3 The training and treatment of horses (starting p. 35) --
4 Horse riding and status (starting p. 69) --
5 The racecourse (starting p. 89) --
6 Preparation for war (starting p. 119) --
7 The cavalry and early modern warfare (starting p. 145) --
8 Work horses (starting p. 183) --
9 Coach and horses (starting p. 211).
Responsibility: Peter Edwards.

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Shows how, in pre-industrial England, horses were bred and trained, what they ate, how much they were worth, how long they lived, and what their owners thought of them. While they were named  Read more...

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