Origins of Agriculture An International Perspective

ISBN-10: 0817353496

ISBN-13: 9780817353490

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: C. Wesley Cowan, Patty Jo Watson, Nancy L. Benco, Paul Minnis, Gary W. Crawford

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The eight case studies in this book -- each a synthesis of available knowledge about the origins of agriculture in a specific region of the globe -- enable scholars in diverse disciplines to examine humanity's transition to agricultural societies.
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List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 5/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Preface to the New Edition
Prehistoric Plant Domestication in East Asia
The Origins of Plant Cultivation in the Near East
Indigenous African Agriculture
The Origins of Crop Agriculture in Europe
Prehistoric Plant Husbandry in Eastern North America
Earliest Plant Cultivation in the Desert Borderlands of North America
The Origins of Agriculture in Mesoamerica and Central America
The Origins of Plant Cultivation in South America
Some Concluding Remarks
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