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TITLE : Creatures Of Empire How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Creatures of empire how domestic animals transformed early america virginia dejohn anderson on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers when we think of the key figures of early american history we think of explorers or pilgrims or native americans not cattlecreatures of empire how domestic animals transformed early america user review not available book verdict anderson history univ of colorado boulder here joins scholars such as jeffrey lockwood locust and jared diamond guns germs and steel in demonstrating that key animals and plants crucially creatures of empire how domestic animals transformed early america virginia dejohn anderson abstract this study presents colonial american history as the story of three way interactions among indians english colonists and livestock by situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing process in 17th century new england and the chesapeake region the book restores contingency to a at first glance virginia dejohn andersons creatures of empire is a welcome addition to the growing literature on the environmental history of early america on closer observation the work is very much more than thiscreatures of empire how domestic animals transformed early america by virginia dejohn anderson oxford and new york oxford university press 2004 xiii plus 322 pp 3750

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