Pyrenean Partners: Herding and Guarding Dogs in the French Pyrenees
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74 pp. Beautifully illustrated with 65 colour photographs of the Pyrenean Mountain Dog (Great Pyrenees) and Pyrenean Shepherd Dog at work in the French Pyrenees. Cummins and Lore take us an an historical and photographic journey into the development and contemporary use of herding and guarding dogs - in particular the Pyrenean breeds - as they ply their ancient trades in the mountains. This is a book of exceptional beauty and a valuable contribution to the growing field of ethnocynology - the study of dogs in their cultural contexts. Signed by Cummins. NEW. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-747717968
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Bryan D. Cummins, PhD, is a cultural anthropologist who has conducted extensive research in the area of ethnocynology (the study of dogs within their cultural contexts). He was a regular columnist and feature writer for the Canadian Kennel Club?s magazine Dogs in Canada. He is also the owner of Bryan?s Books, one of the largest rare, antiquarian, and out-of-print dog book businesses in the world.
Patricia Lore has developed an appreciation for working dogs during her long association with Bryan D. Cummings. Witnessing the Labrit and the Patou at work in the Pyrenees was truly awe inspiring. Her photographs have appeared in Dogs in Canada as well as a number of other books by Bryan.
Título: Pyrenean Partners: Herding and Guarding Dogs...
Editorial: Calgary: Detselig. 2006 1st.
Año de publicación: 2006
Condición del libro: New
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
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