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The Resource How the dog became the dog : from wolves to our best friends, Mark Derr

How the dog became the dog : from wolves to our best friends, Mark Derr

Label
How the dog became the dog : from wolves to our best friends
Title
How the dog became the dog
Title remainder
from wolves to our best friends
Statement of responsibility
Mark Derr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the early cooperative relationships between Ice Age humans and dogs as well as human society's later efforts to domesticate and control dog species through reproduction, revealing how dogs and humans impacted each other's evolution
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Derr, Mark
Dewey number
636.709
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SF422.5
LC item number
.D47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Wolves
  • Human-animal relationships
Label
How the dog became the dog : from wolves to our best friends, Mark Derr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lurking in the shadows -- Cave -- Proper naming -- Cultures of the dog -- Staking claims -- Joining the guild of carnivores: the benefits of membership -- Hoofing it -- What about the wolf? Canis who? -- Dogged pursuits: Neanderthal agonistes or respect for Erectus -- Into the mixing zone -- Old places, new faces -- Further along the road to dog -- Preexisting bond? -- Breaking out; breaking free -- Why a dog is not a wolf -- Running with the dogs -- Ice breaks: frees dog -- What the new world knew that the old one did not -- Call me shepherd: call me dog -- Classics rock -- Wages of empire -- Middlin' dog to guard, hunt, haul, herd, fight, and preen -- Where did that dog get its breeding?
Control code
ocn644665263
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
287 p.
Isbn
9781590203538
Lccn
2010052278
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)644665263
Label
How the dog became the dog : from wolves to our best friends, Mark Derr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lurking in the shadows -- Cave -- Proper naming -- Cultures of the dog -- Staking claims -- Joining the guild of carnivores: the benefits of membership -- Hoofing it -- What about the wolf? Canis who? -- Dogged pursuits: Neanderthal agonistes or respect for Erectus -- Into the mixing zone -- Old places, new faces -- Further along the road to dog -- Preexisting bond? -- Breaking out; breaking free -- Why a dog is not a wolf -- Running with the dogs -- Ice breaks: frees dog -- What the new world knew that the old one did not -- Call me shepherd: call me dog -- Classics rock -- Wages of empire -- Middlin' dog to guard, hunt, haul, herd, fight, and preen -- Where did that dog get its breeding?
Control code
ocn644665263
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
287 p.
Isbn
9781590203538
Lccn
2010052278
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)644665263

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