The Origins of Agricultural Societies
Other Editions of This Title:
- 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
Wiley-Blackwell, 9780631205661, 360pp.
Publication Date: November 30, 2004