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The quest for the perfect hive : a history of innovation in bee culture

Kritsky, Gene

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  • Creator Gene Kritsky
  • Format Books
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780195385441, 0195385446
  • OCLC ocn401164358

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Honey bees and the origin of beekeeping -- The forest beekeepers -- Skeps -- Bee niches -- Early box hives -- Beekeeping comes to America -- Glass jar beekeeping -- The Crystal Palace Exhibition : a beekeeping showcase -- Bars, frames, and the bee space -- Resistance to change -- Alfred Neighbour : British beekeeping ambassador -- Transition -- Bee houses -- Bee calendars -- Beekeeper's paraphernalia -- The end of innovation

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