A history of innovation in bee culture. Author Gene Kritsky, an entomologist and beekeeper, has done a marvelous job of chronicling the evolution of beehive design from ancient Egypt to the present. The book is beautifully illustrated with many rare historical beekeeping drawings and photos. For thousands of years, the honey bee has been a vital part of human culture. The Quest for the Perfect Hive gives us a colorful account of this history, providing a guide for ensuring its continuation into the future. 198 pages Hardcover.
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