Dimensions: 704 pages
Published: July 1, 1995
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0801632099
ISBN - 13: 9780801632099
From the Publisher
Veterinary Medicine: An Illustrated History is a comprehensive historical work focusing on three primary themes: the evolution of veterinary medicine, the role of animals throughout recorded history, and the unique human-animal bond. Largely organized by world regions, this book also includes chapters on specific time periods such as the Dark Ages and Renaissance, which heralded important strides in the development of veterinary medicine. This beautiful, illustrated account of the rich heritage of veterinary medicine includes 500 art pieces in a variety of media, approximately half in full color.
From the Jacket
From prescientific times through the modern era, this comprehensive work traces the role of animals, the evolution of veterinary medicine, and the unique human-animal bond. This inspiring story comes to life in an engaging narrative and a beautiful array of artwork from around the world. Written for the enjoyment of veterinarians and animal lovers alike, this book features a wide variety of paintings, sketches, sculptural reliefs, illuminated manuscripts, cartoons, prints, and photographs obtained from premier museums, veterinary schools, libraries, and private collections throughout the world. Join Drs. Dunlop and Williams in this rich historical voyage and come away with a greater understanding of the significant place animals occupy in our lives.
From Our Editors
The authors present a comprehensive, graphically illustrated coverage of the evolution of veterinary medicine, the role of animals throughout recorded history, and the unique human-animal bond. The book is organized by regions of the world, but with some focus on specific time periods in history