The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events / Stanley Coren ; illustrations by Andy Bartlett.

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      1st Free Press trade paperback ed.
    • Notes:
      Includes index.
    • ISBN:
      0743222318
      9780743222310
    • Accession Number:
      ocm52285679
      52285679
    • Accession Number:
      fay.276087
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      COREN, S.; BARTLETT, A. The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed. [s. l.]: Free Press, 2003. ISBN 0743222318. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087. Acesso em: 8 abr. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Coren S, Bartlett A. The Pawprints of History : Dogs and the Course of Human Events. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed. Free Press; 2003. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087. Accessed April 8, 2020.
    • APA:
      Coren, S., & Bartlett, A. (2003). The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events (1st Free Press trade paperback ed.). Free Press.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Coren, Stanley, and Andy Bartlett. 2003. The Pawprints of History : Dogs and the Course of Human Events. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed. Free Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087.
    • Harvard:
      Coren, S. and Bartlett, A. (2003) The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed. Free Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087 (Accessed: 8 April 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Coren, S & Bartlett, A 2003, The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events, 1st Free Press trade paperback ed., Free Press, viewed 8 April 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Coren, Stanley, and Andy Bartlett. The Pawprints of History : Dogs and the Course of Human Events. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed., Free Press, 2003. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Coren, Stanley, and Andy Bartlett. The Pawprints of History : Dogs and the Course of Human Events. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed. Free Press, 2003. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Coren S, Bartlett A. The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events [Internet]. 1st Free Press trade paperback ed. Free Press; 2003 [cited 2020 Apr 8]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.276087

Reviews

Booklist Monthly Selections - #2 March 2002

Humans and canines have been living together for about 14,000 years. That's amazing enough, but Coren and Bartlett take it one step further, showing that the world we live in today might have been a very different place if it hadn't been for a few dogs in the right place at the right time. Take Napoleon, for instance. He hated dogs, but one day in 1815, as he was sailing away from the island of Elba, he fell into the icy water and probably would have drowned except for a plucky Newfoundland dog that plunged into the water and rescued him. Napoleon, of course, went on to reclaim his throne and wage bloody war against the British at Waterloo. This delightful chronicle offers a rich and surprising cavalcade of canines who touched the lives of such famous people as Richard Wagner, Alexander Pope, Alexander Graham Bell, Frederick the Great, and Sigmund Freud. These engaging, even touching stories will be a real treat for dog lovers, history buffs, and trivia addicts. ((Reviewed March 15, 2002)) Copyright 2002 Booklist Reviews

PW Reviews 2002 March #4

Spiced with wit and mellowed with charm, Coren's anecdote-laden survey of canine-human interspecies history is a solid read. From stories about the diminutive 18th-century intellectual poet Alexander Pope and his protective Great Dane, Bounce, to Teddy Roosevelt's mixed breed, horseback-riding companion, Skip, Coren (How to Speak Dog) deftly draws the reader into both literary salons and political realms alike. The book ranges from ancient Egypt and medieval Japan to 19th-century Vienna and 21st-century Washington, D.C. Here are dogs of every breed as well as their owners, who include emperors, scoundrels, saints and artists: a Newfoundland named Robber offered Richard Wagner company while he was in Paris completing Rienzi and The Flying Dutchman. Coren recounts stirring sagas of dog heroism in everyday life as well as in wartime, from antiquity to the modern era (the Spanish conquistadors fortified their military with dogs, and "the cruellest of the Spanish leaders would use the dogs as a means of public execution. This was known as `dogging' "). The tales are well told and thoughtfully constructed, nicely balanced with solid historical research. Each chapter works nicely as a self-contained essay, and these vignettes build to tell an informative and entertaining story of canine camaraderie. Illus. not seen by PW. (Apr.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.