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Bee conomy

What women and bees can teach us about local trade and the global market By Tammy Horn

Queen bee. Worker bees. Busy as a bee. These phrases have shaped perceptions of women for centuries, but how did these stereotypes begin? Who are the women who keep bees and what can we learn from them? This examines the fascinating evolution of the relationship between women and bees around the world. From Africa to Australia to Asia, women have participated in the pragmatic aspects of honey hunting and in the more advanced skills associated with beekeeping.

Bee conomy

What women and bees can teach us about local trade and the global market

By Tammy Horn

Publisher

University Press of Kentucky

Year

Edition

Binding

Hardback

Pagination

376

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