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

By Juliet Clutton-Brock

Drawing at the newest learn in archaeozoology, archaeology, and molecular biology, Animals as Domesticates strains the background of the domestication of animals worldwide. From the llamas of South the United States and the turkeys of North the USA, to the livestock of India and the Australian dingo, this interesting publication explores the heritage of the advanced relationships among people and their household animals. With specialist perception into the organic and cultural approaches of domestication, Clutton-Brock indicates how the human intuition for nurturing could 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 The altering face of domestication is traced from the unfold of the earliest cattle round the Neolithic outdated global via historical Egypt, the Greek and Roman empires, South East Asia, and as much as the fashionable commercial age.

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