The History and Romance of the Horse

The History and Romance of the Horse

Author: Arthur Vernon

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486493848

Category: History

Page: 544

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This sweeping, illustrated panorama of horse-related history and lore will appeal to readers of all ages. Starting with the miniature Eohippus, the work follows the evolution of the horse through Greek mythology, the Middle Ages, the American West, and beyond, profiling race horses, working and war horses, and much more.
The History and Romance of the Horse
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Arthur Vernon, Ernest John Donnelly
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-19 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

This sweeping, illustrated panorama of horse-related history and lore will appeal to readers of all ages. Starting with the miniature Eohippus, the work follows the evolution of the horse through Greek mythology, the Middle Ages, the American West, and beyond, profiling race horses, working and war horses, and much more.
The Mythology of Horses
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Gerald Hausman, Loretta Hausman
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-05 - Publisher: Crown

An extraordinary collection of myths and facts about horses, their honored place in human history, and the mystique that has surrounded them in cultures around the globe. Horses have always held a mystical sway over the human imagination; no other creature has inspired the same reverence or cross-cultural fascination. The
The History of Chivalry and Armor
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Franz Kottenkamp
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Crown Pub

Describes the feudal system, explains the concept of chivalry, and shows medieval armor and weapons
Holy and Noble Beasts
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: David Salter
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

Through an analysis of literary sources, the book explores the broad range of attitudes towards animals and the natural world current in Western Europe during the later middle ages.
The Historical Film
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Marcia Landy
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

This aims to show how media critics and historians have written about history as portrayed in cinema and television by historical films and documentaries, focusing on what it means to "read" films historically and the colonial experience as shown in post-colonial film.