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    DescriptionDrawing on archaeology, biology, art, literature, and ethnography, Horse illuminates the relationship between humans and horses throughout history. It shares stories of horses at work, at war, and at play, in paintings, books, and movies, and ponders the intelligence of horses, their skill and strength as well as their grace and beauty.

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    How the Horse Has Shaped Civilizations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J Edward Chamberlin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 282
    Width: 166 mm
    Height: 193 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 304 g
    ISBN 13: 9781933346137
    ISBN 10: 1933346132

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: WNGH
    LC classification: SF
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: PET006000, NAT016000
    Abridged Dewey: 599
    DC21: 636.1009
    DC22: 636.1009
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    J. Edward Chamberlin is a professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Toronto. He was the senior research associate with the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, and has worked extensively on native land claims around the world. He is the author of "Come Back to Me My Language: Poetry and the West Indies, ""The Harrowing of Eden: White Attitudes Towards Native Americans," and "If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?" Chamberlin has bred horses and collected stories about them for many years. He lives in Toronto.
    Review quote
    "Even for those who think they know a lot about horses . . . Chamberlin's remarkable and engrossing book will provide a wealth of unexpected--and entertaining--knowledge about the role of the horse in human history." --Michael Korda, author, "Horse People"