Pigology

Pigology : The Ultimate Encyclopedia

4.33 (66 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.33 (66 ratings by Goodreads)

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Description

Everything you wanted to know about pigs, including information on various pigs raised as pets, for food, and farm animals.


Pigology is a playful and illuminating book that provides detailed information about all things pigs in five informative chapters. Discover the world of pigs, and read their ancient history, and an ancient mystery. There are sections about the different breeds and their characteristics, pigs and their relationship to humans. Another chapter talks about the different types of meat that comes from raising pigs for food.
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Product details

  • 9-11
  • Hardback | 76 pages
  • 210 x 279 x 11.94mm | 566.99g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1616899891
  • 9781616899899
  • 729,576

Review quote

"Aspirationally encyclopedic, this survey covers the pig's evolution, domestication, characteristics, adaptations, importance as a global food source, appearances in myth, and more....An interesting, absorbing browser."
- Kirkus Reviews,
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About Daisy Bird

Daisy Bird is a pseudonym for Jacky Collis Harvey. She is a writer and editor. She studied English at Cambridge University and History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has worked in museum publishing for the last 20 years and is a commentator and reviewer who speaks in both the UK and abroad on the arts and popular culture. She divides her time between London and New York. Her last book was Red: A History of the Redhead. Camilla Pintonato is an author, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Venice, Italy. She studied illustration at Mimaster in Milan and completed her master's degree in editorial design at ISIA in Urbino. Her books include Chickenology, Full Moon, and Detective Mole.
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66 ratings
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4 33% (22)
3 12% (8)
2 3% (2)
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