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This primary monograph within the EARTH: The Dynamics of Non-Industrial Agriculture: 8,000 years of Resilience and Innovation sequence, methods the good number of agricultural practices in human phrases. It specializes in the connection among vegetation and folks, the complexity of agricultural techniques and their service provider inside specific groups and societies. Collaborative ecu learn between archaeologists, archaeobotanists, ethnographers, historians and agronomists utilizing a wide analytical scale of research seeks to set up new universal floor for integrating diversified techniques. via interdisciplinary examples, this e-book showcases the connection among humans and vegetation throughout large ranging and various spatial and temporal milieus, together with crop range, using wild foodstuffs, social context, prestige and offerings of nutrition crops.

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