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Title:
Bears : a brief history
Author:
Brunner, Bernd, 1964-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Kurze Geschichte der Bären. English
Publication Information:
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
259 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Summary:
Delightfully illustrated history of the complex relations between people and bears around the world.
General Note:
Translated from the German.

"Originally published in German ... in 2005 by Classen Verlag."--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Tracking the paths of bears -- Transformations -- The mystery of the cave bear -- False steps -- Exotic discoveries -- The bear's personality -- Sounds, senses, signals -- Bears as pets -- On observer in Eastern Siberia -- Face to face -- Hunters and hunted -- The Inuit and polar bears -- Closer than close -- Bears on show -- Bear substitutes -- "Bearanoia".
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780300122992
Format :
Book