Myths of the Dog Man

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  • Author : David Gordon White
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 334 pages
  • ISBN : 0226895092
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 2 reviews
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Myths of the Dog Man

Myths of the Dog Man
  • Author : David Gordon White
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 07 May 1991
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"An impressive and important cross-cultural study that has vast implications for history, religion, anthropology, folklore, and other fields. . . . Remarkably wide-ranging and extremely well-documented, it covers (among much else) the following: medieval Christian legends such as the 14th-century Ethiopian Gadla Hawaryat (Contendings of the Apostles) that had their roots in Parthian Gnosticism and Manichaeism; dog-stars (especially Sirius), dog-days, and canine psychopomps in the ancient and Hellenistic world; the cynocephalic hordes of the ancient geographers; the legend of Prester John; Visvamitra and

Dog Man

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 February 2008
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Dog Man: An Uncommon Life on a Faraway Mountain is a stunning portrait of the Japanese rebel who single-handedly rescued the 4,000-year-old Akita dog breed. At the end of World War II, there were only 16 Akita dogs left in Japan. Morie Sawataishi became obsessed with preventing the extinction of the 4,000-year-old Japanese dog breed. He defied convention, broke the law, gave up a prestigious job, and chose instead to take his urbanite wife to Japan's forbidding snow country to start

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  • Author : Maurice Procter
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 14 March 2013
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  • Author : Fred Gipson
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release : 01 January 1980
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  • Author : Ahmad Kamal
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 January 2000
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  • Author : Dav Pilkey
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 30 August 2016
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  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Release : 02 February 2017
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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 26 December 2017
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  • Author : George B. Taylor
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release : 29 September 2017
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The Dogman 3

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  • Author : Luis Oliveira
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 01 April 2011
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From the author of seven children's books comes the third adventure in the DogMan series, which contains, in the words of the author, "a big mystery," which you will discover as you read the book. Luis Oliveira, the author of the DogMan and other children's series, was born with cerebral palsy. Nonetheless, he can do more than anyone can imagine, and his message is always to have faith and never give up on your dreams!

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  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Release : 27 March 2019
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  • Author : Hugh Robson
  • Publisher : Hugh Robson Entertainment
  • Release : 21 February 2018
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We are all aware that Dog Owners often look like their Dogs. The reality is that Men and Dogs are so similar, we don't know if Men have become Dogs, or Dogs have evolved into Men (no offence to any Dogs that can read!) In this book we will explore the social behavior of Mens and Dogs and look at their Health, Money, Social requirements and their understanding of Love. "The Truth about Men and Dogs" is a guide to

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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 05 November 2013
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A charming, delightfully photographed tribute to the older dog, with essays and poetry. Gandhi once said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way that its animals are treated." How people regard older animals is especially revealing. Beautiful Old Dogs is a heartfelt, emotional, passionate tribute to old dogs. It will inspire many readers to get involved in senior dog rescue and adoption, as it honors our senior best friends and explores their

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  • Author : Luis Oliveira
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 01 February 2006
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