Tamed : Ten Species that Changed our World

Dr.Alice Roberts
Availability: In stock
€13.99
-
+

Quick Overview

Combining archaeology and cutting-edge genetics, Tamed tells the story of the greatest revolution in human history and reveals the fascinating origins of ten crucial domesticated species; and how they, in turn, transformed us.

The extraordinary story of the species that became our allies.

  • Dogs became our companions
  • Wheat fed a booming population
  • Cattle gave us meat and milk
  • Maize fuelled the growth of empires
  • Potatoes brought us feast and famine
  • Chickens led us to wonder about tomorrow
  • Rice promised us a golden future
  • Horses gave us strength and speed
  • Apples travelled with us

HUMANS TAMED THEM ALL. For hundreds of thousands of years, our ancestors depended on wild plants and animals to stay alive - until they began to tame them.

In a world creaking under the strain of human activity, Alice Roberts urges us to look again at our relationship with the natural world - and our huge influence upon it.

'A masterpiece of evocative scientific storytelling.' BRIAN COX

'Will appeal to fans of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens'. Mail on Sunday

AN ECONOMIST AND MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017

More Information
ISBN/EAN 9781786090010
Author Dr.Alice Roberts
Publisher Random House
Imprint Windmill
Publication date 7 Jun 2018
Format Paperback
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Tamed : Ten Species that Changed our World
  •  FLAT RATE SHIPPING worldwide
  •  WORLDWIDE SHIPPING we ship internationally
  •  SEND A GIFT gift wrapping available
  •  CUSTOMER SERVICE +353 (45) 880806
CONTACT US

EMAIL: contactus@books.ie

PHONE: +353 (45) 880806

Facebook   Twitter   Pintrest   Linkedin