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Robbing the Bees

A Biography of Honey--The Sweet Liquid Gold That Seduced the World

Robbing the Bees( )
Author: Bishop, Holley
ISBN:978-1-4165-8743-9
Publication Date:Nov 2007
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Ebook
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"Honey has been waiting almost ten million years for a good biography," writes Holley Bishop. Bees have been making this food on Earth for hundreds of millennia, but we humans started recording our fascination with it only in the past few thousand years -- painting bees and hives on cave and temple walls and papyrus scrolls, revering them in poetry and art, even worshipping these amazing little insects as gods. From the temples of the Nile to the hives behind the author's own house,...
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