In Praise of Famous Horses

by Sean Magee

19.50

2 in stock

ISBN:9780304365395

Genre:Non Fiction / Sport

Format:hardback

Description

An A-Z guide to famous horses in fact and fiction.Horses is an A-Z companion to perhaps the most loved of all domesticated animals. The book’s entries include a wealth of unexpected, fascinating and serendipitous information, from horse-slang phrases to horses in British pub signs, and from the horse in advertising to the horse as a food item. Themes such as the horse in warfare and the horse in folklore abound.These features add up to a richly satisfying accumulation of information about the horse’s role in human culture and society over two millennia. Horses will not only be a helpful reference source and congenial bedside book for those who work with or enjoy horses, but also a satisfying and browsable companion for the inquisitive general reader.

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm