hierarchal relationships between diﬀ erent human groups, the Shepherd Dog became a powerful metaphor of Nazi and colonial memories through- out much of the world. Keywords Shepherddogs, Germany, Japan, fascism, imperialism, breed, race Introduction On April 22, 1899, in the southern German city of Stuttgart
thousands more joined in, facing water cannon and German shepherddogs whilst the prisons were overflowing. On the third day, while the police waited outside the Baptist church, children marched out of churches around the city. By Monday, children were singing and dancing into the police wagons. On Tuesday
end (i.e., the routing and retrieval of game), now they had become companions newly worthy for their inbred qualities.
At the summit of this period stand two Shepherddogs, Kongō and Nachi, who lost their lives in the line of duty, but not before bravely killing enemy soldiers in the Manchurian
, usually in negative strokes, although sometimes it is used positively too. In one direction, dogs are portrayed in positive terms, as watch-dogs, shepherd-dogs, hunting hounds, and companions. 15 They have keen senses, tenacity, and legendary loyalty. This characterization can also be used metaphorically
, for example, among “pets,” farm animals, and even, in some instances, wild animals. One finds intense love for, and devotion to, work animals, such as horses, shepherddogs, or oxen, who are considered companions. Animals are often seen as part of one’s family, as “folks,” recognized as subjects. And
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have occupied Eduard’s house, stream out of the first floor into the street, accompanied by their German Shepherddogs. Shortly after the book was published I began doing research on it. I visited basically all the sites that are mentioned in the book. When I came to Rigaer Strasse, precisely the area
help the dog. She lived with us for six years, lame in one leg; when she died of cancer. I called her Bouzoo because she had the typical black snout and golden long hair of these shepherddogs, the same breed are to be found all over the Middle East where shepherds roam. I saw many Bouzoos in Jordan
definition of the dogs' breed. Rottweilers are often typecast in popular media and in apocryphal urban legends as the canine villains of the day, like Doberman Pinchers, St. Bernards (Hobbs, 1995), and German Shepherddogs before them. Relatedly, Hearne ( 1991 ) discusses the social construction of the