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作者 Harlan, Jack R
書名 Origins of African Plant Domestication
出版項 Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1976
國際標準書號 9783110806373 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (511 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 World Anthropology Ser
World Anthropology Ser
附註 Intro -- General Editor's Preface -- Preface -- INTRODUCTION -- Plant Domestication and Indigenous African Agriculture -- SECTION ONE: BACKGROUND THEORY -- A Note on the Problem of Basic Causes -- Archaeology and Domestication -- SECTION TWO: BACKGROUND PALEOCLIMATES -- Paleoecological Background in Connection with the Origin of Agriculture in Africa -- SECTION THREE: BACKGROUND ARCHAEOLOGY -- Prehistoric Populations and Pressures Favoring Plant Domestication in Africa -- Early Crops in Africa: A Review of the Evidence -- Early Food Production in Northern Africa as Seen from Southwestern Asia -- SECTION FOUR: REGIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE -- Archaeological Data on the Origins of Cultivation in the Southwestern Sahara and Their Implications for West Africa -- The Kintampo Culture and Its Place in the Economic Prehistory of West Africa -- History of Crops and Peoples in North Cameroon to A.D. 1900 -- The Use of Ground Grain During the Late Paleolithic of the Lower Nile Valley, Egypt -- SECTION FIVE: BOTANICAL AND ETHNOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE -- The Origins and Migrations of Crops in Tropical Africa -- Traditional Systems of Plant Food Production and the Origins of Agriculture in West Africa -- Social Anthropology and the Reconstruction of Prehistoric Land Use Systems in Tropical Africa: A Cautionary Case Study from Zambia -- The Origins and Domestication of Yams in Africa -- African Cereals: Eleusine, Fonio, Black Fonio, Teff, Brachiaria paspalum Pennisetum, and African Rice -- Variability in Sorghum biocolor -- The Races of Sorghum in Africa -- Biographical Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Harlan, Jack R. Origins of African Plant Domestication Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c1976 9789027978295
主題 Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Africa -- Congresses.;Agriculture -- Origin -- Congresses.;Plants, Cultivated -- Africa -- Origin -- Congresses.;Africa -- Antiquities -- Congresses
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