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The Resource Pit bull : the battle over an American icon, Bronwen Dickey

Pit bull : the battle over an American icon, Bronwen Dickey

Label
Pit bull : the battle over an American icon
Title
Pit bull
Title remainder
the battle over an American icon
Statement of responsibility
Bronwen Dickey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"...Dickey offers us a clear-eyed portrait of this extraordinary breed, and an insightful view of Americans' relationship with their dogs."--Publisher
Summary
Describes how the loyal and affectionate dog breed that once earned presidential recognition for their roles on the battlefields of Gettysburg and the Marne and appeared in films and TV, became demonized and stigmatized through urban dog-fighting rings
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10490332
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickey, Bronwen
Dewey number
636.755/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pit bull terriers
  • Pit bull terriers
  • American pit bull terrier
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Pit bull terriers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the battle over an American icon
Label
Pit bull : the battle over an American icon, Bronwen Dickey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Verso of title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pariah dogs -- The keep -- In the blood -- America's dog -- Dogs of character -- Tooth and claw -- A fear is born -- The sleep of reason -- The phantom menace -- Known unknowns -- Looking where the light is -- "Don't believe the hype" -- Training the dog -- Different is dead -- For life
Control code
1553514
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 330 pages
Isbn
9780307961761
Lccn
2015033292
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307961761
  • (OCoLC)918969713
Label
Pit bull : the battle over an American icon, Bronwen Dickey
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Verso of title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pariah dogs -- The keep -- In the blood -- America's dog -- Dogs of character -- Tooth and claw -- A fear is born -- The sleep of reason -- The phantom menace -- Known unknowns -- Looking where the light is -- "Don't believe the hype" -- Training the dog -- Different is dead -- For life
Control code
1553514
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 330 pages
Isbn
9780307961761
Lccn
2015033292
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307961761
  • (OCoLC)918969713

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