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The Pig: A British History (Duckbacks) Paperback – 21 Jun 2001

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"'...charmingly illustrated with old engravings and new elegantly produced summary of a complicated subject' - Juliet Clutton-Brock, TLS; '...a fine and well-told morality tale, whose basic message applies not only to pigs but to all livestock in all ages, the world over' - Colin Tudge, New Scientist; '...brings home to one what splendid creatures pigs are... and what a contribution they have made to good living and even to survival' - Lord Blake, Financial Times Books of the Year 1986"

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Julian Wiseman is Reader in Animal Production in the University of Nottingham.

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A fine history of the pig in a new edition 24 Jan. 2001
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This British history of the pig is illustrated with old engravings and more modern photos and provided a fine history of the pig in a new edition. Paintings, photos and drawings pepper and enhance the survey of the pig's breeds and spread.
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