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The living fields : our agricultural heritage

Author: Jack R Harlan
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paberback edView all editions and formats
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A readable account of how, where and when humans learned to domesticate plants and animals.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack R Harlan
ISBN: 0521649927 9780521649926 0521401127 9780521401128
OCLC Number: 41144905
Description: xi, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Of pride and prejudice --
Evolution and revolution: the processes of domestication --
Stones and bones --
The Near East --
Africa --
The Far East --
The Americas --
Some traditional techniques --
Where we stand.
Responsibility: Jack R. Harlan.

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'... for all who wish to understand more fully the relations between humans and the plants, animals and environments on which they depend for life and survival, it will be a welcome and attractive Read more...

 
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