By Hannah Velten

From the milk we drink within the morning, to the leather-based sneakers we slip on for the day, to the steak we appreciate at dinner, our day-by-day lives are completely certain up with cows. but there's a way more advanced tale in the back of this possible benign creature, which Hannah Velten explores right here, plumbing the wealthy trove of delusion, truth, and legend surrounding those familar animals.

From the plowing box to the rodeo to the temple, Velten tracks the continually altering social dating among guy and farm animals, starting with the domestication of aurochs round 9000 BCE. From there, Cow launches right into a interesting tale of non secular fanaticism, medical exploits, and the commercial ameliorations engendered by means of the alternate of the varied items derived from the animal. She explores in enticing element how regardless of cattle's prominence at ends of a large spectrum: Hinduism venerates the cow as the most sacred individuals of the animal nation, whereas pork is a prized staple of the yank nutrition. concept scary and informative, Cow restores this oft-overlooked animal to the the Aristocracy it richly merits.

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