Dog's History of America How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent
A Dog's History of America
How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent
  • Imprint: Abrams Press
  • Publication Date: November 26, 2013
  • Price: $15.26
  • ISBN: 978-1-4683-0910-2
  • EAN: 9781468309102
  • Page Count: 416
  • Format: Ebook
  • Rights: World English excl British Commonwealth
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In this revelatory history, Mark Derr looks at the ways in which we have used canines—as sled dogs and sheepdogs, hounds and Seeing Eye dogs, guard dogs, show dogs, and bomb-sniffing dogs—as he tracks changes in American culture and society. In A Dog's History of America, Derr weaves a remarkable tapestry of heroism, betrayal, tragedy, kindness, abuse, and unique companionship. The result is an enlightening perspective on American history through the eyes of humanity's best friend