First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies

Portada
John Wiley & Sons, 30 nov. 2004 - 332 páginas
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
 

Comentarios de usuarios - Escribir una reseña

No hemos encontrado ninguna reseña en los sitios habituales.

Páginas seleccionadas

Índice

Some Operational
26
The unenclosed huntergatherers of Australia
34
To the Archaeological Record
42
The Beginnings of Agriculture in Southwest Asia
44
The Beginnings of Agriculture in Southwest Asia
48
Domesticated Crops
54
The Real Turning Point in the Neolithic Revolution
65
An Independent Focus of Agricultural
97
Comparing the Archaeology and
180
Introducing the Players
189
Genetics Skeletal Anthropology and the People Factor
252
10
260
The Nature of Early Agricultural Expansion
273
Notes
280
References
292
216
322

7
126
An Independent Focus of Agricultural Development? 6 The Beginnings of Agriculture in East Asia
128
Early Agriculture in the Americas
146
Early Agriculture in the Americas
162
9
175

Otras ediciones - Ver todo

Términos y frases comunes

Sobre el autor (2004)

Peter Bellwood is Professor of Archaeology at the Australian National University. He is the author of Examining the Farming/Language Dispersal Hypothesis (co-edited with Colin Renfrew, 2003), Prehistory of the Indo-Malaysian Archipelago (2nd edition 1997), The Polynesians: Prehistory of an Island People (1987), and Man’s Conquest of the Pacific: The Prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania (1986).

Información bibliográfica