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The age of the horse : an equine journey through human history, Susanna Forrest

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The age of the horse : an equine journey through human history
Title
The age of the horse
Title remainder
an equine journey through human history
Statement of responsibility
Susanna Forrest
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anthropologist and equestrian expert Susanna Forrest presents a singular, sweeping panorama of the horse's prminent role across time and in societies around the world. Combining fascinating anthropological detail and incisive personal anecdotes, Forrest illustrates how our evolution has coincided with that of horses. Unique, passionate, and insightful, this book investigates the complexities of human and horse coexistence, brilliantly revealing the multifaceted ways our cultures were shaped by this powerful creature --
Summary
An evolutionary chronicle of the horse from its origins 56 million years ago to the present examines its prominent role in diverse societies throughout history, sharing anthropological details, personal anecdotes and archival materials to illustrate the parallel development of humans and horses
Writing style
Assigning source
adapted from book jacket
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10561792
Cataloging source
DLC
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Forrest, Susanna
Dewey number
636.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SF283
LC item number
.F67 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Horses
  • Animals and civilization
Target audience
adult
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an equine journey through human history
Label
The age of the horse : an equine journey through human history, Susanna Forrest
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-398) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Evolution - An onion can turn into a lily -- Domestication - A tooth, a grave and mare's milk -- Wildness - A swift and savage breed -- Culture - Horses strangely wise -- Power - Hay is biofuel -- Meat - American's don't eat horses -- Wealth - Knight dreams and heavenly horses -- War - Are horses warriors?
Control code
1782550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802126511
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017003334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802126511
  • (OCoLC)960838811
Label
The age of the horse : an equine journey through human history, Susanna Forrest
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-398) 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
Evolution - An onion can turn into a lily -- Domestication - A tooth, a grave and mare's milk -- Wildness - A swift and savage breed -- Culture - Horses strangely wise -- Power - Hay is biofuel -- Meat - American's don't eat horses -- Wealth - Knight dreams and heavenly horses -- War - Are horses warriors?
Control code
1782550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802126511
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017003334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802126511
  • (OCoLC)960838811

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