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The lost history of the canine race

our 15,000-year love affair with dogs

by Mary E. Thurston

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Published by Andrews and McMeel in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dogs -- History.,
  • Human-animal relationships.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary E. Thurston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF422.5 .T48 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL974222M
    ISBN 100836205480
    LC Control Number96011171
    OCLC/WorldCa34281354

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