Fifty Animals That Changed the Course of History

Fifty Animals That Changed the Course of History


By (author) Eric Chaline

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  • Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
  • Format: Hardback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 229mm x 23mm | 699g
  • Publication date: 25 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Newton Abbot
  • ISBN 10: 1446301435
  • ISBN 13: 9781446301432
  • Illustrations note: 200 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 31,753

Product description

Charting the unique relationship between humans and animals and how certain species have been instrumental in the development of our understanding of the evolution of the natural world, this title explores the role animals have played in our culture and history. Often taken for granted, the produce and work of animals have not only met man's basic need for food and clothing, the study of animals has allowed us to develop scientifically and culturally. "Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History" is a fascinating exploration of the important role animals have played in our changing world, from the honeybee to the scarab beetle.

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Table of contents

Including; 1 Honeybee; 2 Camel; 3 Dog; 4 Pigeon; 5 Carp; 46 Chicken; 47 Earthworm; 48 Rabbit; 49 Lion; 50 Bat.