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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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Current Version:
2005

Animal agriculture has evolved with the growth of the human population from 4 million people ten thousand years ago to

Animal Husbandry

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Current Version:
2005

No development has had a greater effect on human history than the domestication of plants and animals. Domestication allowed for

Animal Husbandry

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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2,795 words

The domestication of animals is a component of the “Neolithic Revolution” and a process that had an impact both on

Animal Husbandry

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,015 words

In the Greek farming tradition, animal husbandry complements agriculture: animals can graze on uncultivated or fallow land, eat waste products

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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339 words

Concerned not only with ‘domestic animals,’ but also *bees and silkworms. Throughout the MA, animals for the most part were

Animal Husbandry

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Stephen J. G. Hall and J. Terrence McCabe

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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1,478 words

[This entry includes two subentries, an overview and a discussion of animal husbandry in Africa. See also Animals and Humans...

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John R. Walton

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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2,485 words
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Domesticated animals today outnumber the ancestral creatures from which they were first tamed, and their existence is a major expression, perhaps the major expression, of humankind's ... More

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