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Cattle: An Informal Social History


This intriguing book examines in fascinating detail the relationship between people and domesticated cattle through the centuries.

Publishers Weekly says:
Carlson (A Fever in Salem; Boss of the Plains: The Hat that Won the West) offers a well-researched exploration of the symbiotic relationship between humans and cattle. Beginning with prehistoric cave drawings, she traces the history of cattle through domestication, agriculture and industrialization, which, she argues, has led to current concerns about food safety. In Europe, domesticated cattle herds led to the development of clans with social hierarchies and complex rule systems. She plumbs the...


Resource Specification
Category: Cattle: Book
Title: Cattle: An Informal Social History
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1566633885/ref=ase_livestockdire-20/103-1063776-1380635?v=glance&s=books
Released Date: October 2001
Cost: $18.70
List Price: $27.50
Pages: 321 pages
Edition: Hardcover, 1st Edition
ISBN: 1566633885
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc.
Author: Laurie Winn Carlson
Keywords: cattle, cattle history, cattle ranching, cattle raising
Summary: This intriguing book examines in fascinating detail the relationship between people and domesticated cattle through the centuries.
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This intriguing book examines in fascinating detail the relationship between people and domesticated cattle through the centuries.

Publishers Weekly says:
Carlson (A Fever in Salem; Boss of the Plains: The Hat that Won the West) offers a well-researched exploration of the symbiotic relationship between humans and cattle. Beginning with prehistoric cave drawings, she traces the history of cattle through domestication, agriculture and industrialization, which, she argues, has led to current concerns about food safety. In Europe, domesticated cattle herds led to the development of clans with social hierarchies and complex rule systems. She plumbs the...