First farmers: the origins of agricultural societies

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Blackwell Pub.,
Pub. Date:
c2005.
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English
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First Farmers: the Origins of Agricultural Societies offers readers an understanding of the origins and histories of early agricultural populations in all parts of the world.
  • Uses data from archaeology, comparative linguistics, and biological anthropology to cover developments over the past 12,000 years
  • Examines the reasons for the multiple primary origins of agriculture
  • Focuses on agricultural origins in and dispersals out of the Middle East, central Africa, China, New Guinea, Mesoamerica and the northern Andes
  • Covers the origins and dispersals of major language families such as Indo-European, Austronesian, Sino-Tibetan, Niger-Congo and Uto-Aztecan
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9780631205654
9780631205661
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table_of_contents The early farming dispersal hypothesis in perspective -- The origins and dispersals of agriculture : some operational considerations -- The beginnings of agriculture in Southwest Asia -- Tracking the spreads of farming beyond the Fertile Crescent : Europe and Asia -- Africa : an independent focus of agricultural development? -- The beginnings of agriculture in East Asia -- The spread of agriculture into Southeast Asia and Oceania -- Early agriculture in the Americas -- What do language families mean for human prehistory? -- The spread of farming : comparing the archaeology and the linguistics -- Genetics, skeletal anthropology, and the people factor -- The nature of early agricultural expansion.
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