Horse (Animal)

Horse (Animal)

Elaine Walker


From Pegasus to Black good looks, horses have held a distinct position in human society and mind's eye. Elaine Walker tackles the lengthy and multifaceted heritage of a creature valued for either attractiveness and usefulness.Spanning the realm from the wild steppes of Mongolia to the yankee plains, Horse chronicles the wealthy and intricate ordinary background of the animal, from wild feral horses to the domesticated species that when performed a primary position in way of life as a way of transportation, an device of struggle, and a resource of labour. Elaine Walker charts how the long-standing connection among humans and horses is mirrored in cultures around the globe and the consequences for either human and animal of such shut interplay. She additionally lines the centrality of the pony in paintings, leisure and literature, from the wealthy worldwide traditions of horse-racing and equestrianism to literary classics corresponding to Follyfoot. eventually, Walker contends, the continued function of the pony within the glossy global finds telling alterations in human society.

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