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Hall is a South African anthropologist and African representative to the US-based Primitive Aboriginal Dog Society. Identifies, describes, and celebrates native and modern African dogs as a group and individually. She covers pariahs, indigenous southern African dogs, hounds, desert and Mediterranean sighthounds, mastiffs, and pet dogs. The illustrations are monochromatic. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Sian Hall was born in Kitwe Zambia. She obtained her BA (Hons) in Anthropology in English Literature at Rhodes University, and is presently a Ph.D candidate in Anthropology at the same university. Sian has had a life-long interest in the indigenous dogs of Africa, an interest which her family kept some of these little known breeds as pets. In 1990 she initiated a project aimed at researching and promoting the various popular articles and contributed to television programs on this topic.
Sian is also a writer having produced books on various topics. She is the owner of six Rhodesian Ridgebacks.Review:
"It is a big book and a big read, and worth every minute spent with it" -- (Jan Bushanan, Dogs in Canada)
"Sian Hall provides a detailed examination of dog breeds that have historic connections to the African continent." -- (Janice Kiler-Matznick; Director, The Primitive and Aboriginal Dog Society)
"...an evocative and ground-breaking book celebrating Africa’s domesticated dogs..." -- (Jill Gowans, Africa Geographic)
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Book Description Alpine Pubns Inc, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1577790391