The Origins of Agriculture: An International Perspective

The Origins of Agriculture: An International Perspective

By: Emily McClung de Tapia (author), Jack R. Harlan (author), Paul E. Minnis (author), Smith Smith (author), R.W. Dennell (author), Naomi Miller (author), Gary William Crawford (author), Pearsall Pearsall (author), C.Wesley Cowan (editor), Patty Jo Watson (editor)Paperback

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

About 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 Emertia, Department of Anthropology, Washington University, St. Louis.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780817353490
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780817353490
  • ISBN10: 0817353496

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