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

Homans, John. (Author).
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 1594205159
  • ISBN: 9781594205156
  • Physical Description: 258 pages ; 25 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-247) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Entering the world of dog -- The family dog -- The search for Stella's brain -- How the match was made -- Leaping 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Dogs Social aspects
Dogs Psychology
Human-animal relationships
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