By Elaine Walker

From Pegasus to Black attractiveness, horses have held a special position in human society and mind's eye. Elaine Walker tackles the lengthy and multifaceted historical past of a creature valued for either attractiveness and usefulness.

Spanning the realm from the wild steppes of Mongolia to the yank plains, Horse chronicles the wealthy and complicated traditional historical past of the animal, from wild feral horses to the domesticated species that after performed a relevant function in way of life as a method of transportation, an device of battle, and a resource of labour. Elaine Walker charts how the long-standing connection among humans and horses is mirrored in cultures all over the world and the results for either human and animal of such shut interplay. She additionally strains the centrality of the pony in paintings, leisure and literature, from the wealthy international traditions of horse-racing and equestrianism to literary classics similar to Follyfoot. eventually, Walker contends, the continued position of the pony within the glossy international finds telling adjustments in human society.

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A lattice should not be imagined as a set of lines but as a phantom three-dimen­ sional array of points that is superposed on the substance and is related to the position of its atoms. In a simple metal such as iron or copper, an atom is imagined to be centered on each point. 3 In some substances, the atoms may be considered merely to be associated with the lat­ tice points, the points themselves being unoccupied. 3 For a body-centered cubic metal, two sets of points are needed, one for corner atoms and one for center atoms.

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