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Domestication

Author: Clive Roots
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Series: Greenwood guides to the animal world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the domestication histories of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals; and discusses how domestication has changed the shape, size, color, physiology, and behavior of various species.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Roots
ISBN: 9780313339875 0313339872
OCLC Number: 123377370
Description: xxii, 199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Changing nature --
Fish --
Amphibians --
Reptiles --
Birds --
Mammals --
Conservation by domestication --
Free again.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to the animal world.
Responsibility: Clive Roots.
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"This fascinating view of animal development will serve high school, public and academic libraries." - Lawrence Looks at Books

 
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