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Cattle: An Informal Social History

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Publisher Comments:

This intriguing book examines in fascinating detail the relationship between people and domesticated cattle. Carlson considers the impact of science, technology and economics on cattle, and how they have influenced human history. Illustrations.

Book News Annotation:

Carlson, a writer based in Washington state begins with the earliest records and theories about the domestication of cattle, in Mesopotamia, then traces their arrival and fate in the Americas and explores some modern aspects.
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Synopsis:

This intiguing book examines in fascinating detail the relationship between people and domesticated cattle, a resource that has been vital to civilization but long taken for granted.

Synopsis:

An informal social history rich and surprising of the centuries old relationship between cows and humans. A far from humdrum book it will open even jaundiced eyes. Larry McMurtry

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566633888
Author:
Carlson, Laurie Winn
Publisher:
Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Location:
Chicago, IL
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
History
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Cattle
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
241
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
321
Dimensions:
9.37x6.30x1.23 in. 1.48 lbs.

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Product details 321 pages Ivan R. Dee Publisher - English 9781566633888 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This intiguing book examines in fascinating detail the relationship between people and domesticated cattle, a resource that has been vital to civilization but long taken for granted.
"Synopsis" by , An informal social history rich and surprising of the centuries old relationship between cows and humans. A far from humdrum book it will open even jaundiced eyes. Larry McMurtry
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