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Very informative and entertaining. Great book for anyone in the cattle business or who loves beef.Published 12 months ago by Spawncam
Very disappointed in this book. It's not a great read nor does it follow through on the title promise: The Untold Story of How Milk, Meat, and Muscle Shaped the World. Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by ranwin33
I enjoy fiction and non-fiction equally. I enjoy books about food, and not just cookbooks. I enjoy all sorts of books about food, about the history of food, about how food is... Read morePublished on June 8, 2012 by S. Carey
Actually this is mostly about the history of cattle from prehistory until the present. As a result the book provides that general description in an relatively interesting manner. Read morePublished on November 12, 2011 by Jerry
While an interesting subject matter, this book was less than successful in engaging the reader in the story of how beef has been an integral part of human history. Read morePublished on August 2, 2011 by S. Montgomery
In the tradition of Michael Pollan's Botany of Desire and other recent histories of food, Andrew Rimas's and Evan D.G. Read morePublished on June 22, 2011 by Sheridan
Like Salt, Spice or other books in this genre, the breadth of research done is immediately obvious, but what impresses throughout Beef is the excellence of the writing. Read morePublished on July 15, 2009 by Oldscholar
I sat down to read this, and had a very difficult time putting it down.
This is an informative and well-researched history of beef, from the very beginnings of human... Read more