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Author Skabelund, Aaron Herald, author

Title Empire of dogs : canines, Japan, and the making of the modern imperial world / Aaron Herald Skabelund
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Summary In this work, Aaron Herald Skabelund examines the history and cultural significance of dogs in 19th- and 20th-century Japan, beginning with the arrival of Western dog breeds and new modes of dog keeping, which spread throughout the world with Western imperialism
Notes Previously issued in print: 2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 14, 2016)
Subject Dogs -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Dogs -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801463238
9780801463235 (ebook)