Dogs and Humans Research Paper by hicaliber

Dogs and Humans
This paper discusses how the relationship between dogs and humans has evolved through history.
# 94174 | 2,554 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 22, 2007 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Anthropology (Pre-Historic) , Anthropology (General)

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This paper traces the relationship between man and dogs from pre-historic to modern times. The paper first discusses recent discoveries that have disproved assumptions about the first domesticated dogs. The paper also explores the various functions dogs served in different cultures, from hunting, guarding and more recently as pets and companions. The paper includes a section on how dogs have been portrayed in literature. An annotated bibliography is included with the paper.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fiedel, Stuart J. "Man's best friend - mammoth's worst enemy? A speculative essay on the role Of dogs in Paleoindian colonization and megafaunal extinction." World Archaeology 37.1 (2005): 11-25.
  • Morey, Darcy F.; & Aaris-Sorensen, Kim. "Paleoeskimo dogs of Eastern Arctic." Arctic 55.1 (2001): 44-56.
  • Rogers, Katharine M. First Friend: A History of Dogs & Humans. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005.
  • Trut, Lyudmila N. "Early Canid Domestication: The Farm-Fox Experiment." American Scientist Vol. 87 (1999): 160-169.
  • Wyett, Jodi L. "The Lap of Luxury: Lapdogs, Literature, and Social Meaning in the 'Long' Eighteenth Century." LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory 10.4 (2000): 275-302.

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