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The donkey in human history : an archaeological perspective

Author: Peter Mitchell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Donkeys were probably the first animals people rode and the first used on a large-scale as beasts of burden. Yet they are one of the least studied of all domestic animals. This book seeks to remedy  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mitchell
ISBN: 9780198749233 0198749236
OCLC Number: 1018212826
Description: xiv, 306 Seiten. : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: A Note on Nomenclature and Dating1: Why Donkeys?2: Origins3: Along and Beyond the Nile4: The Ancient Near East5: The Classical World6: The Triumph of the Mule7: New Worlds for the Donkey8: The Donkey's Tale
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Summarizing a large body of historical records, the author synthesizes archaeological, anthropological, genetic, and ecological data from all over the world. The Donkey in Human History is a Read more...

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