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Harris demonstrates the many material benefits of cows, from their plowing roles to the use of their dried dung as cooking fuel and their utility as street-cleaning scavengers, underly and are ideologically supported by the religious ban on cow slaughter and protection of even old and disabled cows. Garn (1971:168) claims that these “local races” are true units of evolutionary change, and that thousands of “local races” exist. Preference will be given to candidates who complement existing faculty expertise in the Department of History & Anthropology and who can contribute to some of Butler’s interdisciplinary programs (Science, Technology and Society, International Studies, Peace Studies, and Gender Studies).

Pages: 253

Publisher: University of California Press; 1 edition (March 5, 2007)

ISBN: 0520251695

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