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The world history of beekeeping and honey hunting

Author: Eva Crane
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
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"The author, who was director of the International Bee Research Association for 35 years, provides extensive coverage of historical methodological information about bees, beekeeping, and honey. It is an excellent reference source with chapters about honey-storing insects throughout the world, the origins of hive beekeeping in ancient Egypt, controlling bees, drinks made from the fermentation of honey, and beeswax.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Crane, Eva.
World history of beekeeping and honey hunting.
New York : Routledge, 1999
(OCoLC)761343694
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Crane
ISBN: 0415924677 9780415924672
OCLC Number: 41049690
Description: xxii, 682 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: Eva Crane.
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