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A Dog's History of America : How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent
by Mark Derr


Overview - Wherever humans have gone in the New World, dogs have been their companions, from the time people crossed the Bering Land Bridge some twenty thousand years ago. 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Wherever humans have gone in the New World, dogs have been their companions, from the time people crossed the Bering Land Bridge some twenty thousand years ago. 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"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781468302660
  • ISBN-10: 1468302663
  • Publisher: Overlook Press
  • Publish Date: November 2013
  • Page Count: 380
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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