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A history of world agriculture : from the neolithic age to the current crisis

Author: Marcel Mazoyer; Laurence Roudart
Publisher: London : Earthscan, ©2006.
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'A magnificent book by far the best ever produced on the subject.' Samir Amin 'Replete with rich reflections on agriculture ... It is a testament to the enormous erudition of its authors and a defense of peasant economies victimized by neoliberal policies.' Le Matin (France) A History of World Agriculture begins with the emergence of agriculture after thousands of years in which human societies had depended on  Read more...
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Mazoyer, Marcel, 1933-
History of world agriculture.
London : Earthscan, ©2006
(OCoLC)76892695
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Mazoyer; Laurence Roudart
ISBN: 9781849773812 1849773815 9781429462396 1429462396
OCLC Number: 123191150
Description: 1 online resource (528 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Evolution, Agriculture, History; Chapter 2. The Neolithic Agricultural Revolution; Chapter 3. Systems of Slash-and-Burn Agriculture in Forest Environments: Deforestation and the Formation of Post-Forest Agrarian Systems; Chapter 4. The Evolution of Hydraulic Agrarian Systems in the Nile Valley; Chapter 5. The Inca Agrarian System: A Mountain Agrarian System Composed of Complementary Subsystems at Different Elevations.
Other Titles: Histoire des agricultures du monde.
Responsibility: Marcel Mazoyer and Laurence Roudart ; translated by James H. Membrez.

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'A magnificent book by far the best ever produced on the subject.' Samir Amin 'Replete with rich reflections on agriculture ... It is a testament to the enormous erudition of its authors and a defense of peasant economies victimized by neoliberal policies.' Le Matin (France) A History of World Agriculture begins with the emergence of agriculture after thousands of years in which human societies had depended on hunting and gathering. It shows how agricultural techniques developed in the different regions of the world and how this extraordinary wealth of knowledge tradition and natural variety.

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