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The origins of agriculture and settled life

by Richard S. MacNeish

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Origin,
  • Agriculture, Prehistoric,
  • Indians -- Agriculture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-403) and index.

    Statementby Richard S. MacNeish.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN799.A4 M34 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 433 p. :
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1566353M
    ISBN 100806123648
    LC Control Number91050304

    -Consists of the first appearance of settled villages, trade goods, and possibly early cultivation of domesticated wheat -Lacked pottery but had plant processing tools -Built round, semi-subterranean structures, meters in diameter, with stone foundations . The traditional understanding of the history of agriculture begins in the ancient Near East and Southwest Asia, ab years ago, but it has its roots in the climatic changes at the tail end of the Upper Paleolithic, called the Epipaleolithic, ab years earlier.

    The history of Caribbean agricultural dependency is closely linked with European colonialism which altered the financial potential of the region by introducing a plantation system. Much like the Spanish exploited indigenous labor to mine gold, the 17th century brought a new series of oppressors in the form of the Dutch, the English, and the French. The history of Hawaii describes the era of human settlements in the Hawaiian Islands. That history begins sometime between and AD, when the islands were first settled by Polynesians. Hawaiian civilization was isolated from the rest of the world for at least years. Europeans led by British explorer James Cook arrived in the Hawaiian Islands in

    The history of Cornwall goes back to the Paleolithic, but in this period Cornwall only had sporadic visits by groups of uous occupation started aro years ago after the end of the last ice recorded history started in the first century BCE, the spoken language was Common Brittonic, and that would develop into Southwestern Brittonic and then the Cornish language. The Neolithic Revolution, or (First) Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures during the Neolithic period from a lifestyle of hunting and gathering to one of agriculture and settlement, making an increasingly larger population possible.


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