Human history has been drastically changed by our relationship with animals. Brian Fagan contends that it would be a different world if not for our intimate bonds with animals. How have they changed us and the world we live in? Maria Armoudian talks to Fagan about the relationship between humans and animals.
Brian Fagan is Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History and The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations.
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