By David R. Harris,Gordon C. Hillman
This publication is certainly one of a chain of greater than 20 volumes caused by the area Archaeological Congress, September 1986, trying to compile not just archaeologists and anthropologists from many components of the area, in addition to teachers from contingent disciplines, but additionally non-academics from quite a lot of cultural backgrounds. This quantity develops a brand new method of plant exploitation and early agriculture in a global comparative context. It modifies the conceptual dichotomy among "hunter-gatherers" and "farmers", viewing human exploitation of plant assets as a world evolutionary strategy which included the beginnings of cultivation and crop domestication. The reports during the ebook come from a world diversity of geographical contexts, from the Andes to China and from Australia to the higher Mid-West of North the United States. This paintings is of curiosity to anthropologists, archaeologists, botanists and geographers. initially released 1989.
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