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- DescriptionAgriculture is the lever with which humans transformed the earth over the last 10,000 years and created new forms of plant and animal species that have forever altered the face of the planet. This book considers a variety of archaeological and genetic approaches to tracing the origin and dispersal of domesticates.
- Author BiographyMelinda A. Zeder and Bruce D. Smith are researchers in the Archaeobiology Program of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Daniel G. Bradley is a geneticist at Trinity College, Dublin. Eve Emshwiller is an ethnobotanist in the Botany Department at The Field Museum in Chicago. Zeder is the author of Feeding Cities: Specialized Animal Economy in the Ancient Near East and Smith is author of The Emergence of Agriculture and other books. Bradley and Emshwiller have published widely on the genetic origins of domestic animals and plants.
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication13/06/2006
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note40 b/w photographs, 120 line illustrations
- Weight962 g
- Width216 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine29 mm
- Edited byBruce D. Smith,Daniel G. Bradley,Eve Emshwiller,Melinda A. Zeder
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
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