Tradition Has It That Agriculture Began In The Middle East Around 10,000 Years Ago, That Once People Realized The Advantages Of Farming, It Spread Rapidly To The Furthest Outposts Of The World, And That This Led To The Neolithic Revolution And The End Of The Hunting Gathering Lifestyle In This Book Colin Tudge Argues That Agriculture In Some Form Was In The Repertoire Of Our Ancestors For Thousands Of Years Before The Neolithic Farming Revolution People Did Not Suddenly Invent Forced Into It Over A Long Period What We See In The Neolithic Revolution Is Not The Beginning Of Agriculture On A Large Scale, In One Place, With Refined Tools.Drawing On A Wide Range Of Evidence From Fossil Records To The Bible, Tudge Offers A Persuasive Hypothesis About A Puzzling Epoch In Our Past In So Doing, He Provides New Insights Into The Pleistocene Overkill, The Demise Of The Neanderthals, The Location Of The Biblical Eden, And Much.
Colin Tudge was educated at Dulwich College, 1954 61 and read zoology at Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1962 65 Since 1965 he has worked on journals such as World Medicine, New Scientist and Pan, the newspaper of the World Food Conference held in Rome, 1974.Ever since then he has earned a living by spasmodic broadcasting and a lot of writing mainly books these days, but with occasional articles He has
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- Neanderthals, Bandits and Farmers: How Agriculture Really Began
- Colin Tudge
- 01 November 2017 Colin Tudge