The Resource Animals that changed the world, (ebook)

Animals that changed the world, (ebook)

Label
Animals that changed the world
Title
Animals that changed the world
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From furry felines to hard-working horses, animals have had a tremendous impact on world history. For example, rats, through the diseases they carry, have probably killed more people than any war or natural disaster, goats may have been the first to discover coffee and, thanks to camels, people were able to survive for long periods in the desert and open up trade routes between Europe and Asia. However, animals can also be destructive. Mosquitoes spread deadly diseases - and may even have killed Alexander the Great. Some animals have changed the environment by damaging whole ecosystems, creating deserts in their wake. Others, like the elephant, have been used as weapons of war. Among the more than 20 animals featured in this book are dogs, sheep, dolphins, silk moths and beavers, all of which have changed the course of history for better or for worse. Lighthearted and humorous, with intriguing photos and informative sidebars, this book ensures that readers will appreciate all animals with newfound awe and respect
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Thomas, Keltie
Dewey number
j590
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Animals
  • Animals and history
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Animals that changed the world, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554514205
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12152728
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12152728
System control number
MWT12152728
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Animals that changed the world, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554514205
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12152728
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12152728
System control number
MWT12152728
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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