The Resource Why did the chicken cross the world? : the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization, Andrew Lawler

Why did the chicken cross the world? : the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization, Andrew Lawler

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Why did the chicken cross the world? : the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization
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Why did the chicken cross the world?
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the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization
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Andrew Lawler
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eng
Summary
"Throughout the history of civilization, humans have embraced it in every form imaginable--as a messenger of the gods, powerful sex symbol, gambling aid, emblem of resurrection, all-purpose medicine, handy research tool, inspiration for bravery, epitome of evil, and, of course, as the star of the world's most famous joke. In [this book], science writer Andrew Lawler takes us on an adventure from prehistory to the modern era with a fascinating account of the partnership between human and chicken--the most successful of all cross-species relationships"--
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Why did the chicken cross the world?
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In a combination of historical sleuthing and journalistic exploration on four continents, a renowned science writer takes readers on an adventure from prehistory to the modern era that follows the animal most crucial to the spread of civilization across the globeā€”the chicken
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Dewey number
636.5009
Index
index present
LC call number
SF487.7
LC item number
.L28 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization
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the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization
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Andrew Lawler
Why did the chicken cross the world? : the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization, Andrew Lawler
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Why did the chicken cross the world? : the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization, Andrew Lawler
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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24 cm
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Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 324 pages
Isbn
9781476729893
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(hbk.)
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2014031979
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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  • ocn873006410
  • (OCoLC)873006410

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      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
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