The Agricultural Revolution In Prehistory Addresses One Of The Most Debated And Least Understood Revolutions In The History Of Our Species, The Change From Hunting And Gathering To Farming Graeme Barker Takes A Global View, And Integrates A Massive Array Of Information From Archaeology And Many Other Disciplines, Including Anthropology, Botany, Climatology, Genetics, Linguistics, And Zoology Against Current Orthodoxy, Barker Develops A Strong Case For The Development Of Agricultural Systems In Many Areas As Transformations In The Life Ways Of The Indigenous Forager Societies, And Argues That These Were As Much Changes In Social Norms And Ideologies As In Ways Of Obtaining Food With A Large Number Of Helpful Line Drawings And Photographs As Well As A Comprehensive Bibliography, This Authoritative Study Will Appeal To A Wide General Readership As Well As To Specialists In A Variety Of Fields.
Graeme Barker is Disney Professor of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge and Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research His research focuses on the relationships between past human societies and their environments and how they have transformed each other He has worked in many different ecologies and with societies at different levels of complexity from the emergence of
- The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers?
- Graeme Barker
- 14 September 2019 Graeme Barker