How the Dog Became the Dog : From Wolves to Our Best Friends Hardback
by Mark Derr
That the dog evolved from the wolf is an accepted fact of evolution and history, but the question of how wolf became dog has remained a mystery, obscured by myth and legend.
How the Dog Became the Dog illustrates how the dog was an evolutionary inevitability in the nature of the wolf and its human soul mate.
How the Dog Became the Dog presents the 'domestication' of the dog as a biological and cultural process that began in mutual cooperation and has taken a number of radical turns.
At the end of the last Ice Age the first dogs emerged with their humans from refuges against the cold.
In the eighteenth century, humans began the drive to exercise full control of dog reproduction, life, and death to complete the domestication of the wolf begun so long ago.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 288 pages, 18 black and white
- Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/06/2012
- Category: Zoology: Mammals
- ISBN: 9780715643013