Empire of dogs : canines, Japan, and the making of the modern imperial world / Aaron Herald Skabelund.

Author
Skabelund, Aaron Herald [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Description
xv, 267 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-251) and index.
Contents
The native dog and the colonial dog -- Civilizing canines, or, domesticating and destroying dogs -- Fascism's furry friends : the "loyal dog" Hachik and the creation of the "Japanese" dog -- Dogs of war : mobilizing all creatures great and small -- A dog's world : the commodification of contemporary dog keeping.
ISBN
  • 9780801450259 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 080145025X (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011013631
OCLC
727704089
RCP
C - S