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From Pegasus to Black Magnificence, horses have held a novel place in human society and creativeness. Elaine Walker tackles the lengthy and multifaceted historical past of a creature valued for each magnificence and usefulness.
Spanning the world from the wild steppes of Mongolia to the American plains, Horse chronicles the wealthy and complicated pure historical past of the animal, from wild feral horses to the domesticated species that when performed a central function in each day life as a method of transportation, an instrument of warfare, and a supply of labour. Elaine Walker charts how the long-standing connection between individuals and horses is mirrored in cultures all over the world and the implications for each human and animal of such shut interplay. She additionally traces the centrality of the horse in artwork, leisure and literature, from the wealthy world traditions of horse-racing and equestrianism to literary classics reminiscent of Follyfoot. Finally, Walker contends, the persevering with function of the horse within the trendy world reveals telling adjustments in human society.
Writer:Reaktion Books; 1st version (December 15, 2008)
Merchandise Weight:12.6 ounces
Dimensions:5.38 x 0.6 x 7.5 inches