Tamed: Ten Species that Changed our World

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The extraordinary story of the species that became our allies. For hundreds of thousands of years, our ancestors depended on wild plants and animals for survival. They were hunter-gatherers, consummate foraging experts, taking the world as they found it.

Then a revolution occurred - our ancestors' interaction with other species changed. They began to tame them. The human population boomed; civilisation began.

In Tamed, Alice Roberts uncovers the deep history of ten familiar species with incredible wild pasts: dogs, apples and wheat; cattle, potatoes and chickens; rice, maize and horses - and, finally, humans.

 

Alice Roberts (author)

Publisher: Cornerstone

Number of pages: 368

Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm

Hardback

13cm by 20cm