Animals as Domesticates: A World View through History (The by Juliet Clutton-Brock

By Juliet Clutton-Brock

Drawing at the newest study in archaeozoology, archaeology, and molecular biology, Animals as Domesticates strains the heritage of the domestication of animals all over the world. From the llamas of South the United States and the turkeys of North the United States, to the livestock of India and the Australian dingo, this interesting e-book explores the historical past of the complicated relationships among people and their household animals. With professional perception into the organic and cultural approaches of domestication, Clutton-Brock indicates how the human intuition for nurturing can have remodeled relationships among predator and prey, and she or he explains how animals became partners, farm animals, and employees. The altering face of domestication is traced from the unfold of the earliest cattle round the Neolithic outdated global via historic Egypt, the Greek and Roman empires, South East Asia, and as much as the fashionable business age.

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