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Farewell to the horse a cultural history by Ulrich Raulff

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Horses,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementUlrich Raulff ; translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF283 .R2813 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 449 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages449
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26945481M
ISBN 101631494325
ISBN 109781631494321
LC Control Number2017047848
OCLC/WorldCa1012703693

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This fine history book tells the story of that relationship in its final century, and how horses still run through our culture in countless ways, distant echoes of the pact we long had with them. Farewell to the Horse is a grown-up, but also lyrical and creative, history book, and I very much enjoyed :// Buy Farewell to the Horse: The Final Century of Our Relationship by Raulff, Ulrich, Kemp, Ruth Ahmedzai (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on  › Science, Nature & Math › Biological Sciences › Animal Sciences.   • Farewell to the Horse: The Final Century of Our Relationship by Ulrich Raulff is published by Allen Lane (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call   Farewell to the Horse is an engaging, brilliantly written and moving discussion of what horses once meant to us. Cities, farmland, entire industries were once shaped as much by the needs of horses as humans. The intervention of horses was fundamental in countless historical events. They were sculpted, painted, cherished, admired; they were

Elegiac and absorbing, Farewell to the Horse paints a stunning panorama of a world shaped by hooves, and the imprint left on humankind. “A beautiful and thoughtful exploration Farewell to the Horse is a grown-up, but also lyrical and creative, history book, and I very much enjoyed it.”— James Rebanks, author of the New York Times Farewell to the Horse A Cultural Review: Translated from the German, Raulff's book is an exhaustive and intellectually brilliant study of the horse's impact on In Farewell to the Horse, author Ulrich Raulff takes an in-depth, thoroughly researched, and fascinating look at the contribution of the horse in the past few centuries. This isn’t just the horse of exploration and farm fields but the horse of human affairs, cultures, romance, art, politics, and jolted memories of scorched earth times that Indeed, some of the best moments of this excellent book concern literary and artistic responses to horses, from the “savagely beaten or tormented horse” as a literary trope (Nietzsche, Kraus, Schopenhauer) to Slim Pickens’ riding “the hobby horse of the nuclear age” at the close of Stanley Kubrick’s film Dr. ://