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Sheep & man

Author: Michael L Ryder
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Apart from the dog, the sheep was the first animal domesticated by man. Wool has been of prime importance throughout man's history. This book combines evidence from - anthropology, geography, folklore, linguistics, biology and agriculture. It covers the author's own research in the variety of fleeces developed by selective breeding.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ryder, Michael L. (Michael Lawson).
Sheep & man.
London : Duckworth, 1983
(OCoLC)729767003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Ryder
ISBN: 0715616552 9780715616550
OCLC Number: 11158359
Description: ix, 846 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Sheep and man
Responsibility: M.L. Ryder.

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Apart from the dog, the sheep was the first animal domesticated by man. Wool has been of prime importance throughout man's history. This book combines evidence from - anthropology, geography, folklore, linguistics, biology and agriculture. It covers the author's own research in the variety of fleeces developed by selective breeding.

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