How to Know whether a Dog is Dangerous: Myth, Superstition and its Influence on the Human-dog Relationship

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Tanja Kovačič;
  • Publisher: Znanstvena založba FIlozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani (Ljubljana University Press, Faculy of Arts)
  • Journal: Ars & Humanitas (issn: 1854-9632, eissn: 2350-4218)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4312/ars.9.1.227-243
  • Subject: dog | black | fear | mythology | folklore | superstition | History of scholarship and learning. The humanities | AZ20-999 | Literature (General) | PN1-6790

The relationship between humans and dogs is complex and ambivalent. The dog was the first animal that Homo sapiens domesticated. This means that the human-dog relationship has lasted longer than any other human-animal relationships. Despite all this, mythological, symbo... View more
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