The Living Fields: Our Agricultural Heritage

The Living Fields: Our Agricultural Heritage

by Jack Rodney Harlan
     
 

A readable account of how, where and when humans learned to domesticate plants and animals.See more details below

Overview

A readable account of how, where and when humans learned to domesticate plants and animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521649926
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. 'Of Pride and Prejudice'… Jane Austen; 2. Evolution and revolution: the process of domestication; 3. Stones and bones; 4. The Near East; 5. Africa; 6. The Far East; 7. The Americas; 8. Some traditional techniques; 9. Where we stand; References; Index.

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