By Joanna Swabe
Joanna Swabe's well timed paintings appears to be like at human-animal family from antiquity to BSE and cloning, contending that veterinary wisdom and perform has performed a vital function in human historical past.
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Extra resources for Animals, Disease and Human Society: Human-animal Relations and the Rise of Veterinary Medicine
E. the period extending from 10,000 years ago to the present day), this arid region—often described as the ‘fertile crescent’—had insufficient natural resources to sustain the growing human population. This was in contrast to the colder northern and western Europe, where large mammals such as deer still lived in abundance and wild nuts provided bountiful plant foods, allowing human populations to continue leading a hunter-gatherer existence (CluttonBrock 1987:47–8). However, for humans to survive in the warmer Near East, it became necessary to store food in order to endure times of scarcity.
The chief advantage of agriculture was clearly that food could be produced intensively and would—in principle—supply the nutritional needs of ever-growing populations. The increased control over the natural environment which the domestication of both plants Animals, disease and human society 30 and animals offered eventually led to increases in the amount of food available and consequently to increasing human numbers. In order to feed the growing human population, increasingly more food was required.
Animal excreta can be used very effectively as manure to enrich the quality and fertility of the land. The importance of dung for crop cultivation illustrates the great interdependence of agricultural practices. Grain production was contingent on the exploitation of this secondary product of livestock husbandry. In ancient times, dung and droppings may also have been used, as they were in later societies, for medicinal purposes. By handling, and possibly even ingesting, animal faeces, people would also have exposed themselves to a variety of parasites that may have caused infection and disease.
Animals, Disease and Human Society: Human-animal Relations and the Rise of Veterinary Medicine by Joanna Swabe