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Origins of Agriculture


Origins of Agriculture


World Anthropology 1. Reprint 2011

von: Charles A. Reed

289,95 €

Verlag: De Gruyter
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 03.06.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9783110813487
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 1029

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I-VI -- General Editor's Preface -- Preface -- Introduction -- SECTION ONE General Principles -- The Origins of Agriculture: Prologue -- The Earliest Farming: Demography as Cause and Consequence -- The Concept of Environmental Determinism in Cultural Evolution -- SECTION TWO Worldwide Concepts -- Cultural Evolution in the Old World and the New, Leading to the Beginnings and Spread of Agriculture -- A Hypothesis Suggesting a Single Origin of Agriculture -- Population Pressure and the Origins of Agriculture: An Archaeological Example from the Coast of Peru -- Alternative Pathways Toward Agriculture -- Zoological Considerations on the Origins of Farming and Domestication -- Environmental Change and the Origin of Agriculture in the Old and New Worlds -- SECTION THREE The Beginnings of Agriculture in the Old World -- A Priori Models and Thai Prehistory: A Reconsideration of the Beginnings of Agriculture in Southeastern Asia -- The Origins of Cereal Agriculture in the Old World -- Economic Change in Prehistoric Thailand -- The Indigenous Origins of Chinese Agriculture -- Pre-Agricultural Tools for the Preparation of Foods in the Old World -- Man, Domestication, and Culture in Southwestern Asia -- A Model for the Origin of Agriculture in the Near East -- Changing Economy in Ancient India -- The Dynamics of Agricultural Origins in Palestine: A Theoretical Model -- SECTION FOUR The Beginnings of Agriculture in the New World -- The Origin of Zea mays -- Why Didn't the American Indians Domesticate Sheep? -- The Metate: An Early Grain-Grinding Implement in the New World -- Our Father the Cayman, Our Mother the Gourd: Spinden Revisited, or a Unitary Model for the Emergence of Agriculture in the New World -- The Beginning of Agriculture in Central Peru -- Origins and Distribution of Plants Domesticated in the New World Tropics -- Animal Domestication in the Anaes -- Native Plant Husbandry North of Mexico -- SECTION FIVE Conclusions -- Origins of Agriculture: Discussion and Some Conclusions -- SECTION SIX Appendix -- A Radiocarbon Chronology Relevant to the Origins of Agriculture -- Biographical Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects

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