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Domesticated : evolution in a man-made world

Author: Richard C Francis
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Draws on history, archaeology, anthropology, and twenty-first-century ideas in biology to explain domestication as an evolutionary process.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Francis, Richard C., 1953-
Domesticated.
(DLC) 2014046934
(OCoLC)891611129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Francis
ISBN: 9780393246513 0393246515
OCLC Number: 915139651
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 484 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: House fox --
Dogs --
Cats --
Other predators --
Evolutionary interlude --
Pigs --
Cattle --
Sheep and goats --
Reindeer --
Camels --
Horses --
Rodents --
Humans. Part I, Evolution --
Humans. Part II, Sociality --
The Anthropocene.
Responsibility: Richard C. Francis.

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The amazing story of how certain ancient animals chose to live near humans, thus sealing their evolutionary fate.  Read more...

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