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A history of domesticated animals

by Frederick E. Zeuner

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestic Animals,
  • Domestic animals,
  • History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF41 .Z46 1963a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination560 p.
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747053M
    LC Control Number63008613
    OCLC/WorldCa404446

    Over the p years humans have brought a wide variety of animals under domestication. Domestic animals belong to all Linnaean animal classes- mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fi sh Author: Melinda Zeder.   Animals Domesticated The epic history of the humble goldfish In a fairy-tale transformation engineered by man, the dull, grey carp was bred to a metallic sheen more than a millennium ago.

      Goats (Capra hircus) were among the first domesticated animals, adapted from the wild bezoar ibex (Capra aegagrus) in western ibexes are native to the southern slopes of the Zagros and Taurus mountains in Iran, Iraq, and Turkey. Evidence shows that goats spread globally and played an important role in the advancement of Neolithic agricultural technology wherever they went. Humans and dogs have been pals for what seems like forever. However, all relationships have to start somewhere, and this relationship is no different. From the beginnings of domestication to where we are today, how we have adapted dogs to our needs and how dogs have adapted us to their needs is a.

      Cats Domesticated Themselves, Ancient DNA Shows By comparing the DNA of cats throughout history, the study captures a glimpse of how the .   The modern domestic donkey (Equus asinus) was bred from the wild African ass (E. africanus) in northeastern Africa during the predynastic period of Egypt, about 6, years wild ass subspecies are thought to have had a role in the development of the modern donkey: the Nubian ass (Equus africanus africanus) and the Somali ass (E. africanus somaliensis), although recent mtDNA .


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Animals that Changed the World. Adapted from A History of Domesticated Animals by by DAVIS P.D.C. & DENT A.A. and a great selection of related books, art. For thousands of years, humans have manipulated and changed the way of life of other mammals, and have depended on these animals for their survival.

This new edition of A Natural History of Domesticated Mammals explores the origins of domestication and its spread, Cited by: A History of Domesticated Animals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Recommends it for: anyone with an interest in animals, human culture and history.

This is an invaluable work of history. I especially sought it out for the photo of a Roman mosaic that clearly shows a Dorking chicken accompanying Mercury 5/5. Publisher's original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, sm 4to.

The work is divided into two parts: Part One - The Origin and Evolution of Domestication (chapters ) and Part Two - Domesticated Animals (chapter ). In the second part, there are individual chapters on each domesticated mammal, bird, fishes, silk-moths and the honey : Friedrich Eberhard Zeuner.

Get this from a library. A history of domesticated animals. [Frederick Everard Zeuner] -- "The author discusses domestication on the basis of archaeological, palaeontological and biological evidence and comes to the conclusion that it began as a result of natural conditions of living.

Book: A history of domesticated animals. pp pp. Abstract: This informative book is the first of its kind written in English. It provides a fascinating collection of mainly archaeological information, is easily read, and contains a large number of excellent by: Humans have manipulated and changed the way of life of other mammals for thousands of years.

This new second edition of A Natural History of Domesticated Mammals explores recent progress in understanding the origins of domestication and its spread, both /5(23). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zeuner, Frederick E.

History of domesticated animals. New York, Harper & Row [] (OCoLC) Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (previously titled Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the L Years) is a transdisciplinary non-fiction book by JaredGuns, Germs, and Steel won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book.A documentary based on the book, and produced by the Author: Jared Diamond.

The domestication of animals and plants was triggered by the climatic and environmental changes that occurred after the peak of the Last Glacial Maximum aro years ago and which continue to this present day. These changes made obtaining food difficult. The first domesticate was the wolf (Canis lupus) at le years Younger Dryas that occur years ago was a.

Domesticated animals are more likely to mate year-round, rather than seasonally, as they do in the wild [source: Encyclopedia Britannica]. These changes and others often cause domesticated animals to look drastically different from their wild ancestors.

Humans themselves have changed significantly as a result of animal : Jane Mcgrath. Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» A history of domesticated animals. Frederick Everard Zeuner. Harper & Row, - Domestic animals - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We. Domestication is a change that happens in wild animals or plants, when they are kept by humans for a long Latin term literally means "to make it suitable for home". If humans take wild animals and plants and keep and breed them, over time the animals and plants may change.

The animals and plants become dependent on the humans who keep them, and they change in ways that are better for. l RUG01 L RUG01 m BOOK x WE 1 WE55 2 WEBIB 3 WEBIB 9 WEH 5 8 f 41 F magazijn/SCAN Alternative formats All data below are available with an Open Data Commons Open Database by: Buy A History Of Domesticated Animals.

by Frederick Eberhard Zeuner (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Frederick Eberhard Zeuner. The domestication of animals is based on an ancient contract, with benefits on both sides, between man and the ancestors of the breeds familiar to us today.

Dogs: f years ago The earliest known evidence of a domesticated dog is a jawbone found in a cave. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

A history of domesticated animals by Zeuner, Frederick E. Publication date Topics Animals, Domestic, Domestic animals Publisher Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in : Human first domesticated dogs. After the invention of agriculture, people domesticated sheep and goats, and later cattle and pigs. Domesticated plants are crops or ornamental plants. People use domesticated animals as livestock, that means for food, clothing, and work.

Otherwise, the. This definitive work on the introduction of domestic animals to Australia begins with the first white settlement at Botany Bay. It explores the foundations of our wool and beef industries, examining the role of early leaders like Phillip, King, Macarthur and book considers the successful introduction of the horse, Australia's first live animal export, and goes on to explore the role.

This page gives a list of domestic animals, also including a list of animals which are or may be currently undergoing the process of domestication and animals that have an extensive relationship with humans beyond simple predation.

This includes species which are semi-domesticated, undomesticated but captive-bred on a commercial scale, or commonly wild-caught, at least occasionally captive. This book was written as a high school textbook to encourage students to become interested in agriculture. It takes a broad approach, giving the history of how all plants and animals became domesticated.

Davenport incorporates theories of natural selection to explain breeding and heredity. A History of Animal Domestication Animals have a long association with humans. Since the evolution of man into hunter gatherers, over years ago, animals have been integral to human lives, as colonies would follow their prey animals around in a nomadic lifestyle (Clutton-Brock; ).

Domestication is the process whereby individual species have been.A Brief History of House Cats Cats were first domesticated in the Near East, and some of the study authors speculate that the process began up to 12, years ago.

They were most Author: David Zax.