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Horses in the Middle East and Beyond

Curtis, John

Published by British Museum Press
ISBN 10: 071411183X / ISBN 13: 9780714111834
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Title: Horses in the Middle East and Beyond

Publisher: British Museum Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

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2012. Paperback. Presents the relationship between horses and humans through the ages and reveals the immense influence of horses on human history. This title explores how people and cultures have been characterized by the horse and its central role in society, in peace and war, in mythology and literature. Num Pages: 268 pages, 200 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; HBJF1; WNGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 249 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1516. From Arabia to Royal Ascot. 268 pages, 200 colour illustrations. Presents the relationship between horses and humans through the ages and reveals the immense influence of horses on human history. This title explores how people and cultures have been characterized by the horse and its central role in society, in peace and war, in mythology and literature. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FB; HBJF1; WNGH. Dimension: 279 x 249 x 22. Weight: 1510. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780714111834

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Synopsis: Published to accompany the exhibition at the British Museum in 2012, this beautifully illustrated book celebrates the relationship between horses and humans through the ages, revealing the immense influence of horses on human history. From the domestication of the Arabian horse circa 3500BC to the present day, this book explores how entire people and cultures have been characterized by the horse and its central role in society, in peace and war, in mythology and literature. Featured are 200 stunning images ranging from north Arabian rock drawings to European watercolours, illuminating how the horse represents the history of civilization itself.

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