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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: Hardback
    Number of pages: 282
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    ISBN 13: 9780974240596
    ISBN 10: 0974240591

    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 Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 560
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 40, 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BIC subject category V2: WNGH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: PET006000, NAT016000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC21: 636.1009
    DC22: 636.1009
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC classification: SF283 .C53 2006
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    Publication date
    28 February 2006
    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?" The grandson of an Alberta rancher, Chamberlin has bred horses and collected stories about humans and horses for much of his life. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.
    Review quote
    "ÝReaders will revel in this account of how the horse evolved. Insights, knowledge, wit, and verve on every page." --Richard W. Slatta, author, "The Cowboy Encyclopedia"