First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Eva Crane was director of the International Bee Research Association for 35 years, and is one of the world's leading authorities on bees. Her other books include The Archaeology of Beekeeping (1984), Bees and Beekeeping: Science Practices and World Resources and From Where I Sit: Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science.
"[Crane] provides extensive coverage of historical and methodological information about bees, beekeeping, and honey. It is an excellent reference source...This fascinating volume is a useful addition to all reference collections." -- American Libraries
"Highly recommended as an outstanding source of information in bees and beekeeping. General readers; undergraduates through professionals." -- Choice