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The emergence of agriculture

Author: Bruce D Smith
Publisher: New York : Scientific American Library : Distributed by W.H. Freeman, ©1995.
Series: Scientific American Library series, no. 54.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Emergence of Agriculture, well-known archaeologist Bruce Smith explores the initial emergence and early expansion of agriculture, and the transformations in human society that it made possible.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce D Smith
ISBN: 0716750554 9780716750550
OCLC Number: 30919253
Description: 231 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: In search of origins --
Creating new plants and animals --
New technology and the search for agricultural origins --
The Fertile Crescent --
Europe and Africa --
Middle and South America --
Eastern North America and the Southwest.
Series Title: Scientific American Library series, no. 54.
Responsibility: Bruce D. Smith.

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In The Emergence of Agriculture, well-known archaeologist Bruce Smith explores the initial emergence and early expansion of agriculture, and the transformations in human society that it made possible.

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