Neanderthals, Bandits and Farmers: How Agriculture Really Began / Edition 1

Neanderthals, Bandits and Farmers: How Agriculture Really Began / Edition 1

by Colin Tudge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300080247

ISBN-13: 2900300080246

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

Colin Tudge overturns the traditional view that farming began in the Middle East 10,000 years ago, quickly led to the Neolithic farming revolution, and ended the hunting-gathering lifestyle. Agriculture in some form had been practiced for thousands of years before that, Tudge argues. Neolithic farming was not the beginning of agriculture but the beginning of…  See more details below

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Colin Tudge overturns the traditional view that farming began in the Middle East 10,000 years ago, quickly led to the Neolithic farming revolution, and ended the hunting-gathering lifestyle. Agriculture in some form had been practiced for thousands of years before that, Tudge argues. Neolithic farming was not the beginning of agriculture but the beginning of agriculture on a large scale, in one place, with refined tools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900300080246
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
Darwinism Today series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
64

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