The Resource What's a dog for? : the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend, John Homans

What's a dog for? : the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend, John Homans

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What's a dog for? : the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend
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What's a dog for?
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the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend
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John Homans
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eng
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Title
What's a dog for?
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Summary
Describes the author's loving relationship with a rescued dog and his observations about how today's pet dogs are treated with more care than in past generations, exploring the dog's complex and prominent place in the world while assessing related issuesabout animal rights and ethics
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Dewey number
636.7
Index
index present
LC call number
SF426
LC item number
.H63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend
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John Homans
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the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of mans best friend
What's a dog for? : the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend, John Homans
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What's a dog for? : the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man's best friend, John Homans
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Entering the world of dog -- The family dog -- The search for Stella's brain -- How the match was made -- Laping toward humanity -- Dumb animals -- Darwin's muse -- The mind returns -- The wolves that came in from the cold -- Mixing the Lab -- Beyond breeds -- Future canines -- The great migration -- The birth of empathy -- The rights of dog -- Dog years
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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258 p.
Isbn
9781594205156
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
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2012009278
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  • ocn780480495
  • (OCoLC)780480495
  • 1065722

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