"This article draws upon archival research and the published materials of former slaves, novelists, slave owners, abolitionists, Atlantic travelers, and police reports to link the systems of slave hunting in Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, and the US South throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries."
Tyler D Parry, Charlton W Yingling, Slave Hounds and Abolition in the Americas, Past & Present, Volume 246, Issue 1, February 2020, Pages 69–108, https://doi.org/10.1093/pastj/gtz020 #OpenAccess #OA #Journal #Article #DOI #History #Histodon #Histodons #Slavery #Cuba #Jamaica #Haiti #US #USA #UnitedStates #America #C18th #18thCentury #C19th #19thCentury #Atlantic #AtlanticWorld #Dogs #Archives #Academia #Academic #Academia @histodon @histodons
Today's review! Must Love Dogs by Eden Winters:
"When his elderly neighbour falls ill, Nathan steps in to look after his dog Oscar... an uncomplicated joy of a read, with a happy ending for man and dog. Both find their forever homes."
Who's a Good Dog?
And How to Be a Better Human
A guide to cultivating a shared life of joy and respect with our dogs.
Who's a Good Dog? is an invitation to nurture more thoughtful and balanced relationships with our canine companions. By deepening our curiosity about what our dogs are experiencing, and by working together with them in a spirit of collaboration, we can become more effective and compassionate caregivers.
Through a Dog's Eye
Understanding Our Dogs by Understanding How They See the World
An inspiring book with the power to change the way we understand and communicate with our dogs.
Few people are more qualified to speak about the abilities and potential of dogs than Jennifer Arnold, who for twenty years has trained service dogs for people with physical disabilities and special needs.
“It is a strange fact that the population of dogs and dog breeds that we enjoy today largely emerged as a hobby for bored aristocrats in a tiny sliver of English history—during a period in which classification, measurement, and standardization became a national obsession.”
It's #InternationalDogDay! There are several #dogs from #GreekMythology that we still know today, like Kerberos guarding the entrance to the underworld, Odysseus' faithful dog Argos who was the only one who recognised him in his disguise, and Hekuba, the Queen of Troy, who became Hekate's constant companion in the shape of a big black bitch.
But what do we know about the ancient Greeks and their dogs?
@amayor researched how the dogs were named: