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Beef : the untold story of how milk, meat, and muscle shaped the world

Author: Andrew Rimas; Evan D G Fraser
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st international edView all editions and formats
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Describes the importance of cattle throughout history as well as the state of the beef industry in the twenty-first century.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Rimas; Evan D G Fraser
ISBN: 9780061353840 0061353841 9780061718793 0061718793 9780061353857 006135385X
OCLC Number: 191846790
Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From horn to hoof (the ecological and evolutionary origins of the cow: prehistory-8000 B.C.) --
The food of the gods (the origin of religion: 8000 B.C.-400 B.C.) --
The brown bull of Ulster (wealth and honor: 400 B.C.-A.D. 1500) --
Gene pools and paint pots (the birth of modernity: the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries) --
Cattle kings and dairy queens (the industrialization of food: the nineteenth century) --
The $300 sirloin (cattle in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries).
Responsibility: Andrew Rimas and Evan D.G. Fraser.
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Describes the importance of cattle throughout history as well as the state of the beef industry in the twenty-first century.

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