100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization: History's Most by Sam Stall

By Sam Stall

A hundred canine Who Made a Difference

If you don't think that one puppy has the facility to change civilization, then you've evidently by no means heard of Peritas (p. 166), the puppy who kept Alexander the good from being trampled through an elephant. Or Biche (p. 57), the Italian Greyhound who begun a struggle among France and Russia. Or Urian (p. 74), the puppy who bit Pope Clement VII and finalized England's holiday with the Catholic church. Or Peps and Fips (p. 96), the canine who helped Richard Wagner compose his operas.

These are only 5 of the a hundred canine Who replaced Civilization, and this publication honors their awesome contributions to technology, historical past, artwork, govt, faith, and extra. You'll meet a puppy who ran for president of France (p. seventy nine) and a puppy who stored a film studio (p. 115). You'll meet canine who've encouraged nice works of literature (p. ninety two) and who have been presented medals for his or her wartime provider (p. 158). You'll even meet a puppy who grew to become a real-estate magnate (p. 141). those fantastically illustrated precise tales are a tribute to the intelligence, bravery, and loving nature of canine world wide.

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