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  1. Horse racing as an ancient Greek and Roman leisure pastime

    Contributor(s):: Perold, I., Young, M.

  2. Historical development of horse breeds

    Contributor(s):: Tuncer, S. S., Kozat, S.

    This study was conducted to examine the historical development process of modern horse breeds. Horses are among the few species that have managed to become domesticated on earth. The domestication of horses took place after dogs, goats, sheep, pigs, reindeer and poultry. It is accepted that the...

  3. Veterinary history and the development of human relationships with animals

    Contributor(s):: Jones, G. C.

    2022Veterinary Record190284-840042-490010.1002/vetr.1420English0WileyChichester, UKtext

  4. Animal history: an interview with Professor Harriet Ritvo

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    | Contributor(s):: Ritvo, H., Aprobato Filho, N.

    It was in the 1980s that a new field in historical studies began to emerge, the animal history, or more specifically the history of human-animal relations. Harriet Ritvo - an eminent American historian and Emeritus Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - is a pioneer in this field....

  5. Embodied Violence Towards Nonhuman Animals in Anne Brontë’s Agnes Grey

    | Contributor(s):: Stevens, Valerie L.

  6. The urban horse: Equestrian Traffic and Horse Husbandry in Late Medieval Cities

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    | Contributor(s):: Fabienne Meiers

    Just like cattle, sheep and pigs, horses were part of the still agrarian influenced late medieval townscapes. Written and iconographic sources as well as archaeological evidence give proof of the extensive presence of horses inside and outside the city walls and their indispensability for urban...

  7. Let 'er Buck: Gender and Animal History in Twentieth-Century American Rodeo

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    | Contributor(s):: Whitehead, Frank

    “Let ‘er Buck” explores the entwined history of gender and human-animal relationships within twentieth-century mainstream American rodeo. It presents six stories from rodeo’s past: three that foreground questions of gender norms across three generations of cowgirl...

  8. The (Im)Mediate Animal: Interspecies Entanglements in Early Enlightenment Transactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Venters, Scott Anthony

    This dissertation excavates, manipulates, and questions the intimate relations between political and epistemic ecologies formalized within modes of performance as interspecies constitutions in England from the seventeenth to the eighteenth century. Many scholars have attempted to turn the...

  9. Prophecies of Palestine: Geology and Intimate Knowledge of the Subterranean

    | Contributor(s):: Assali, Hadeel

  10. Behind the Tracks: Social and Labor Relations in the United States Horse Racing Industry

    | Contributor(s):: Richart, Rebecca Suzann

  11. Animals in Ancient Greek Warfare: A Study of the Elephant, Camel, and Dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Rice, Jenna Rae

    My dissertation asserts that the study of animals is integral to the thorough understanding of the ancient military landscape, and three animals in particular warrant particular attention: the elephant, camel, and dog. I place these animals into the broader context of ancient warfare through...

  12. American Animals, American Men: Popular Literature from 1830 to 1915

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    | Contributor(s):: Kelly, Stephen D.

    Critics of animal rights often deride the movement’s proponents for having a sentimental, juvenile misconception of what animals really are, an argument bolstered by the fact that few twenty-first-century Americans besides those engaged in the industries of animal exploitation have any...

  13. Fields of Care: Placing Animal-Human Communities in the Early Neolithic of the Sofia Basin, Bulgaria

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    | Contributor(s):: Gorczyk, John Matthew

    This dissertation sits at the confluence of social zooarchaeology and multispecies studies. It is a reexamination of Neolithic society that attempts to move past the technocratic and anthropocentric narratives that have come to dominate Neolithic research, by affording animals subjective agency...

  14. La Mujer en la Frontera de lo Humano: Personajes Femeninos Liminales en el Teatro del Siglo de Oro

    | Contributor(s):: Gallego Zarzosa, Alicia

  15. Changing with the times: A qualitative content analysis of perceptions toward the study and practice of human–animal interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Trevathan-Minnis, Melissa, Schroeder, Katy, Eccles, Emily

  16. Multi-tissue and multi-isotope (δ13 C, δ15 N, δ18 O and 87/86 Sr) data for early medieval human and animal palaeoecology

    | Contributor(s):: Leggett, Sam, Rose, Alice, Praet, Estelle, Le Roux, Petrus

  17. Global cities, glocal fauna: animals and the urban British Atlantic, 1660–1800

    | Contributor(s):: Wells, Andrew

  18. Digging down into the global urban past

    | Contributor(s):: Hart, Emma, Dantas, Mariana

  19. The earliest domestic cat on the Silk Road

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    | Contributor(s):: Haruda, A. F., Miller, A. R. V., Paijmans, J. L. A., Barlow, A., Tazhekeyev, A., Bilalov, S., Hesse, Y., Preick, M., King, T., Thomas, R., Harke, H., Arzhantseva, I.

    We present the earliest evidence for domestic cat (Felis catus L., 1758) from Kazakhstan, found as a well preserved skeleton with extensive osteological pathologies dating to 775–940 cal CE from the early medieval city of Dzhankent, Kazakhstan. This urban settlement was...

  20. Humanity's best friend: a dog-centric approach to addressing global challenges

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    | Contributor(s):: Sykes, A., Beirne, P., Horowitz, A., Jones, I., Kalof, L., Karlsson, E., King, T., Litwak, H., McDonald, R. A., Murphy, L. J., Pemberton, N., Promislow, D., Rowan, A., Stahl, P., Tehrani, J., Tourigny, E., Wynne, C. D. L., Strauss, E., Larson, G.

    No other animal has a closer mutualistic relationship with humans than the dog (Canis familiaris). Domesticated from the Eurasian grey wolf (Canis lupus), dogs have evolved alongside humans over millennia in a relationship that has transformed dogs and the environments in which humans and dogs...