Search for dissertations about: "cattle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 swedish dissertations containing the word cattle.

  1. 1. Women's cattle ownership in Botswana : Rebranding gender relations?

    Author : Andrea Petitt; Seema Arora-Jonsson; Alice J. Hovorka; Cecilia Waldenström; Jaqueline Solway; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gender; women; livestock; cattle; ownership; property; commercialization. change; intersectionality;

    Abstract : Cattle are often portrayed as a male affair in Botswana. However, venturing out into the Kalahari countryside to scratch the surface of this state of affairs, another picture emerges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cattle for beads : The archaeology of historical contact and trade on the Namib Coast

    Author : Jill Kinahan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Historical archaeology; contact; indigenous response; glass trade beads; commercial ceramics; nineteenth century; Namib coast; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Early contacts between indigenous pastoralists at Walvis Bay on the Namib Coast and Western seafarers are poorly documented and little understood. Trade augmented regional exchange networks with a range, of archaeologically visible and easily identifiable objects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genetic Analyses of Bovid Remains and the Origin of Early European Cattle

    Author : Cecilia Anderung; Anders Götherström; Eske Willerslev; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Molecular genetics; Genetik; Bos taurus; cattle; domestication; aDNA; mtDNA; SNPs;

    Abstract : The aurochs Bos primigenius, extinct since 1627, was the wild progenitor of cattle. It is believed that all European cattle originate from one domestication event in the Near East 10 000 years ago. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting Sex and Selection in Ancient Cattle Remains Using Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms

    Author : Emma M Svensson; Anders Götherström; Juha Kantanen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; aurochs; cattle; ancient DNA; SNP; pyrosequencing; selection; Bos taurus; Historical osteology; Historisk osteologi; Genetics; Genetik; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik;

    Abstract : All contemporary taurine cattle originated some 10,000 years ago when their wild ancestor, the aurochs, was domesticated in the Near East. Although the aurochs was widespread also in Europe, there is no evidence for a local domestication. The aurochs has been extinct since 1627 and therefore little is known about its biology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Animal husbandry in the Viking Age town of Birka and its hinterland : excavations in the black earth 1990-95

    Author : Bengt Wigh; Anne Karin Hufthammer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; animal husbandry; domestication; Viking Age; Birka; cattle; pig; sheep; horse; dog; cat; fur trade; Boskapsskötsel; Kreaturshandel; Uppland; Birka; vikingatiden; Osteologi; historisk osteologi; Historical Osteology;

    Abstract : The Birka Excavations 1990-95 provided a unique opportunity to excavate a Swedish Viking Age town stratigraphically, allowing the finds - including extensive and well-preserved faunal remains - to be dated accurately. This in turn has given the opportunity to study the nature and development of Viking Age animal husbandry in a new, closer perspective. READ MORE