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  • Essig, Mark, 1969-
     
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  • Pork -- History.
     
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    Lesser beasts : a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig / Mark Essig.
    by Essig, Mark, 1969-
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    New York : Basic Books, c2015.
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  • Swine -- History.
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  • Pork -- History.
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    9780465052745 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
    0465052746 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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    viii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    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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    Hawaii State LibraryBusiness, Science & Technology636.4 EsChecked InAdd Copy to MyList
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