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Lesser beasts : a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig, Mark Essig

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Lesser beasts : a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig
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Lesser beasts
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a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig
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Mark Essig
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Title
Lesser beasts
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Summary
Outlines the history of pork as a food commodity and the societal view of pigs, blending culinary and natural history to demonstrate the importance of the pig and the historical practice of humans taking them for granted
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Tone
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10416102
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
599
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF395
LC item number
.E64 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig
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a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig
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Mark Essig
Lesser beasts : a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig, Mark Essig
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Lesser beasts : a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig, Mark Essig
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Includes index
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-295) and index
Contents
Keep it simple -- Out of the wild -- "The pig is impure" -- "Of their flesh shall ye not eat" -- "Monstrosities of luxury" -- The forest pig -- "Swine eat things clean and unclean" -- "The husbandman's best scavenger" -- "All the mountains swarmed with them" -- ¿"A great unkindness for our swine" -- "The benevolent tyranny of the pig" -- "Twenty bushels of corn on four legs" -- The republic of porkdom -- "The swinish multitude" -- A growing prejudice against pork -- "The other white meat" -- Vices -- "Back to the start" -- Epilogue: Virtuous carnivores
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ocn893710033
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22 cm
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Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780465052745
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014049256
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)893710033

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