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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 2010
Description: 238 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.
Publishers Description: Andrew Rimas and Evan D.G. Fraser have joined together to tell the remarkable story of the noble cow in Beef: The Untold Story of How Milk, Meat, and Muscle Shaped the World. In the bestselling tradition of Cod and Salt comes a lively history of our ongoing relationship with an animal that we have worked alongside, consumed, and even worshipped for thousands of years. The history of the cow is both surprising and fascinating, and Beef offers a unique overview of cattle yesterday, today, and tomorrowfrom adoration to breeding to braising; from ancient Mediterranean bullfight rings to African villages to American stockyardscomplete with amazing facts and trivia, wonderful recipes, and an important warning for the future of beef production.