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Breeds of Empire: The ‘Invention’ of the Horse in Southeast Asia and Southern Africa 1500-1950


Greg Bankoff & Sandra Swart 2007 Ships of empire carried not just merchandise, soldiers and administrators around the globe but also equine genes from as far afield as Europe, Arabia, the Americas, China and Japan. In the process, they introduced horses into new parts of the world. This book explores the ‘invention’ of specific breeds […]

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