Re: first agriculture

Bruce Scott TOK (
28 Jan 1997 18:21:35 GMT

Julia E Smith ( wrote:

: First problem - there was no single beginning of agriculture. Agriculture
: seems to have been independently invented in several locations:
: the Near East, Southeast Asia, and Mexico stand out as early sites of (the
: independent development of) agriculture.

[rest of a good summary snipped]

Julia, what would be a good up-to-date review of this? I'm especially
interested in the Americas.

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