Prehistoric Agriculture

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Author: Struever, Stuart (editor)

Year: 1971

Publisher: Natural History Press

Place: Garden City


ix+723 pages with tables, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 6") issued in half black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and embossed Natural History imprint on front cover. 1st edition.

Contents: Richard A Watson and Patty Jo Watson, The Domesticator of Plants and Animals; V Gordon Childe, The Neolithic Revolution (excerpt); Lewis R Binford, Post-Pleistocene Adaptions; Kent V Flannery, Origins and Ecological Effects of Early Domestication in Iran and the Near East; Kent V Flannery, Archeological Systems Theory and Early Mesoamerica; J Thomas Meyers, The Origins of Agriculture: An Evaluation of Three Hypotheses; Melvin L Fowler, the Origin of Plant Cultivation in Central Mississippi Valley: A Hypothesis; Michael D Coe and Kent V Flannery, Microenviornments and Mesoamerican Prehistory; Richard S MacNeish, Ancient Mesoamerican Civilization; Kent V Flannery, Anne V T Kirkby, Michael J Kirkby and Aubrey W Williams Jr, Farming Systems and Political Growth in Ancient Oaxaca; Thomas C Patterson, The Emergence of Food Production in Central Peru; Karl W Butzer, Agricultural Origins in the Near EAst as a Geographical Problem; Robert J Braidwood, The Earliest Village Communities of Southwestern Asia Reconsidered; Frank Hole, Kent V Flannery and James A Neely, Prehistory and Human Ecology of the Deh Luran Plain (excerpts); Karl W Butzer, The Significance of Agricultural Dispersal into Europe and Northern Africa; H T Waterbolk, Food Production in Prehistoric Europe; Joseph R Caldwell, Eastern North America; Stuart Struever, Implications of Vegetal Remains from an Illinois Hopewell Site; Melvin L Fowler, Agriculture and Village Settlement in the North American East: The Central Mississippi Valley Area, A Case History; Carl O Sauer, Planters of the Old World and Their Household Animals (excerpt); Paul C Mangelsdorf, Review of "Agriculture Origins and Dispersals," by Carol O Sauer; Charles A Reed, Animal Domesticatin in the Prehistoric Near East; Erich Isaac, On the Domestication of Cattle; Paul C Mangelsdorf, Richards S MacNeish and Gordon R Willey, Origins of Agriculture in Middle America; Lawrence Kaplan, Archeology and Domestication in American Phaseolus (Beans); Walton C Gallinat, The Evolution of Corn and Culture in North America; Volney H Jones, Review of "The Grain Amaranths: a Survey of Their History and Classification," by Johnathan Deininger Sauer; Richard A Yarnell, Early Woodland Plant Remains and the Question of Civilization; Karl A Wittfogel, Developmental Aspects of Hydraulic Societies; Robert M Adams, Early Civilizations, Subsistence and Environment; Julian H Steward, Some Implications of the Symposium (from Irrigation Civilizations: A Comparative Study


Previous owner's name stamp on front end paper and page ends. Jacket spine sunned, spine ends and corners lightly chipped, edge wear else a very good copy in like jacket.

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