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Academic & Professional Books  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Pigs, Peccaries & Hippopotamuses

The Pig A British History

By: Julian Wiseman
185 pages, B/w photos, illus
The Pig
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  • The Pig ISBN: 9780715630921 Edition: 2 Paperback Dec 2001 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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Traces the development of the pig as an integral part of British agriculture and describes the remarkable changes that have taken place both in its breeding and in its husbandry.

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Julian Wiseman is Reader in Animal Production in the University of Nottingham.
By: Julian Wiseman
185 pages, B/w photos, illus
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'...charmingly illustrated with old engravings and new elegantly produced summary of a complicated subject' - Juliet Clutton-Brock, TLS; '...a fine and well-told morality tale, whose basic message applies not only to pigs but to all livestock in all ages, the world over' - Colin Tudge, New Scientist; '...brings home to one what splendid creatures pigs are... and what a contribution they have made to good living and even to survival' - Lord Blake, Financial Times Books of the Year 1986
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