Synopses & Reviews
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.
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
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.