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Domestic Plants and Animals: The Egyptian Origins

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Series: The Natural History of Egypt Volume: 3

By: DJ Brewer, DB Redford and S Redford

150 pages, 44 photos, 39 line illus, tabs, maps

Aris & Phillips

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #26079 | ISBN: 0856685852
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #26078 | ISBN: 0856685844
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About this book

The domestication of plants and animals was the basis of the early civilisation, with Egypt widely regarded as the site of the earliest and greatest of these civilisations. This volume explores the development and extent of Egyptian agriculture, and the various domestic species utilised.


Sources of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Social Economy; Egyptian Grains; Fiber and Oil Plants; Fruits; Melons, Vegetables and Tubers; Egyptian Cattle Working and Household Animals; The Birds and Bees; References; Bibliography; Index.

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by Douglas, J Brewer, Donald B Redford and Susan Redford

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