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The Origins of Agriculture: An International Perspective by C. Wesley Cowan

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. Contributors include: Gary W. Crawford, Robin W. Dennell, and Jack R. Harlan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817353490
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 01/08/2006
Edition description: 1
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

C. Wesley Cowan is a retired anthropologist and museum curator, the founder and owner of Cowan's Auctions, Inc., a star on the PBS series, History Detectives, and a frequent appraiser on Antiques Roadshow.

Patty Jo Watson is Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology, Washington University, St. Louis. 

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