The origins and spread of agriculture and pastoralism in Eurasia

Auteur(s) : Harris, David R. (Éd.)Description matérielle : xiv-594 p. : cartes, schémas, photos en noir et blanc ; 23 cm.Publication : London : Routledge, 1996.Cote : W.92Note : Bibliographie en fin de chapitres. Index.
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Preface / Harris, David R. --

Introduction: themes and concepts in the study of early agriculture / Harris, David R. --

Growing plants and raising animals: an anthropological perspective on domestication / Ingold, Tim --

Ecology, evolutionary theory and agricultural origins / Blumler, Mark A. --

The spread of agriculture and nomadic pastoralism: insights from genetics, linguistics and archaeology / Cavalli-Sforza, L. Luca --

Language families and the spread of farming / Renfrew, Colin --

Tracking early crops and early farmers: the potential of biomolecular archaeology / Jones, Martin, Brown, Terry, Allaby, Robin --

The impact of diseases upon the emergence of agriculture / Groube, Les --

Plate tectonics and imaginary prehistories: structure and contingency in agricultural origins / Sherratt, Andrew --

The mode of domestication of the founder crops of Southwest Asian agriculture / Zohary, Daniel --

Late Pleistocene changes in wild plant-foods available to hunter-gatherers of the Northern Fertile Crescent: possible preludes to cereal cultivation / Hillman, Gordon --

The emergence of crop cultivation and caprine herding in the "Marginal Zone" of the Southern Levant / Garrard, Andrew, Colledge, Susan, Martin, Louise --

Animal domestication - accident or intention? / Uerpmann, Hans-Peter --

The beginning of caprine domestication in Southwest Asia / Legge, Tony --

The context of caprine domestication in the Zagros region / Hole, Frank --

The one-humped camel in Asia: origin, utilization and mechanisms of dispersal / Köhler-Rollefson, Ilse --

The development of agriculture and pastoralism in Greece: when, how, who and what? / Halstead, Paul --

The cultural context of the first use of domesticates in continental Central and Northwest Europe / Thomas, Julian --

The agricultural frontier and the transition to farming in the circum-Baltic region / Zvelebil, Marek --

The first farmers of Southern Scandinavia / Price, T. Douglas --

Arboriculture in Southwest Europe: "dehesas" as managed woodlands / Harrison, Richard J. --

The beginnings of agriculture in Western Central Asia / Harris, David R. and Gosden, Chris --

The origins and spread of agriculture and pastoralism in Northwestern South Asia / Meadow, Richard H. --

New evidence for early rice cultivation in South, Southeast and East Asia / Glover, Ian C. and Higham, Charles F.W. --

Jomon and Yayoi: the transition to agriculture in Japanese prehistory / Imamura, Keiji --

The origins and spread of agriculture in the Indo-Pacific region: gradualism and diffusion or revolution and colonization? / Bellwood, Peter --

People-plant interactions in the New Guinea highlands: agricultural hearthland or horticultural backwater? / Bayliss-Smith, Tim --

Early agriculture and what went before in Island Melanesia: continuity or intrusion? / Spriggs, Matthew --

The origins of tropical vegeculture: Zingiberaceae, Araceae and Dioscoreaceae in Southeast Asia / Hather, Jon G. --

The origins and spread of agriculture and pastoralism in Eurasia: an overview / Harris, David R.

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