The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting

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Taylor & Francis, 1999 - 682 sider
"The author, who was director of the International Bee Research Association for 35 years, provides extensive coverage of historical methodological information about bees, beekeeping, and honey. It is an excellent reference source with chapters about honey-storing insects throughout the world, the origins of hive beekeeping in ancient Egypt, controlling bees, drinks made from the fermentation of honey, and beeswax. Over 400 black-and-white drawings, diagrams, and woodcuts illustrate the book. This fascinating volume is a useful addition to all reference collections."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

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THE STORY
13
19231929
62
The Afterlife
268
THE ORIGINS
445
THE OPERATIONS
525
The Equipment
572
Equipment Rosters
630
Index
638
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Om forfatteren (1999)

Eva Crane was director of the International Bee Research Association for 35 years, and is one of the world's leading authorities on bees. Her other books include The Archaeology of Beekeeping (1984), Bees and Beekeeping: Science Practices and World Resources and From Where I Sit: Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science.

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