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A cat's tale : a journey through feline history / Paul Koudounaris.

Koudounaris, Paul, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library 636.8 K88c (Text) 31901004477305 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 03/11/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250217721
  • ISBN: 1250217725
  • Physical Description: xvii, 265 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: invitation for a grand adventure form a very learned tabby cat -- The golden age: cats in prehistory and Ancient Egypt -- Glory road: feline migration across Asia -- Triumph and tragedy in Europe: the rise and fall of the feline empire -- The great escape: seafaring cats through the ages (and other feline heroes!) -- Redemption: the enlightenment and the rise of the modern feline -- A new beginning: cats across America -- Afterword: a note from Baba's human.
Summary, etc.:
"A CAT'S TALE is a history of feline kind: its origins, the evolution of the relationship with their human companions, and the surprising ways in which feline history parallels that of humanity. From the prehistoric Felis (a large mammal from which all domestic cats have descended) to ancient Egyptian cat goddess, key cats of the Enlightenment to swashbuckling pirate felines and infamous American tabbies, the story of catkind is told here in its totality"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cats > History.
Domestic animals > History.
Genre: Illustrated works.

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