The Emergence of Agriculture

The Emergence of Agriculture

by Bruce D. Smith, Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716760304

ISBN-13: 9780716760306

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

In The Emergence of Agriculture, well-known archaeologist Bruce Smith explores the initial emergence and early expansion of agriculture, and the transformations in human society that it made possible.  See more details below

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In The Emergence of Agriculture, well-known archaeologist Bruce Smith explores the initial emergence and early expansion of agriculture, and the transformations in human society that it made possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716760306
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Series:
Scientific American Library Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1In Search of Origins1
2Creating New Plants and Animals15
3New Technology and the Search for Agricultural Origins35
4The Fertile Crescent49
5Europe and Africa91
6East Asia115
7Middle and South America145
8Eastern North America and the Southwest183
Epilogue: The Search for Explanations207
Further Readings215
Sources of Illustrations219
Index225

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