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Title The origins of agriculture [electronic resource] : an international perspective / edited by C. Wesley Cowan and Patty Jo Watson ; with the assistance of Nancy L. Benco.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2006.

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Edition [New ed.].
Description xvii, 224 p. : ill., maps.
Note Originally published: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1992.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / C. Wesley Cowan and Patty Jo Watson -- Prehistoric plant domestication in East Asia / Gary W. Crawford -- The origins of plant cultivation in the Near East / Naomi F. Miller -- Indigenous African agriculture / Jack R. Harlan -- The origins of crop agriculture in Europe / Robin W. Dennell -- Prehistoric plant husbandry in eastern North America / Bruce D. Smith -- Earliest plant cultivation in the desert borderlands of North America / Paul E. Minnis -- The origins of agriculture in Mesoamerica and Central America / Emily McClung de Tapia -- The origins of plant cultivation in South America / Deborah M. Pearsall -- Some concluding remarks / C. Wesley Cowan and Patty Jo Watson.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Agriculture -- Origin -- Congresses.
Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Congresses.
Prehistoric peoples -- Food -- Congresses.
Plant remains (Archaeology) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cowan, C. Wesley, 1951-
Watson, Patty Jo, 1932-
Benco, Nancy L.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0817353496
9780817353490

 
    
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