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A short history of the world according to sheep / Sally Coulthard.

By: Coulthard, Sally.
Publisher: London : Apollo, 2020Description: ix, 308 pages, illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781789544206 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Sheep -- History | Sheep breedsDDC classification: 636.309 Summary: "Starting with our Neolithic ancestors' first forays into sheep-rearing nearly 10,000 years ago, these remarkable animals have fed us, clothed us, changed our diet and languages, helped us to win wars, decorated our homes, and financed the conquest of large swathes of the earth. Enormous fortunes and new, society-changing industries have been made from the fleeces of sheep, and cities shaped by shepherds' markets and meat trading." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Summer 2021
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"Starting with our Neolithic ancestors' first forays into sheep-rearing nearly 10,000 years ago, these remarkable animals have fed us, clothed us, changed our diet and languages, helped us to win wars, decorated our homes, and financed the conquest of large swathes of the earth. Enormous fortunes and new, society-changing industries have been made from the fleeces of sheep, and cities shaped by shepherds' markets and meat trading." - Book cover

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