Book description:Genre: Science
1st ed. of "A History of World Agriculture: From the Neolithic Age to the Current Crisis".
ISBN 13: 9781583671214
Number of pages: 292
Only once we understand the long history of human efforts to draw sustenance from the land can we grasp the nature of the crisis that faces humankind today, as hundreds of millions of people are faced with famine or flight from the land. From Neolithic times through the earliest civilizations of the ancient Near East, in savannahs, river valleys and the terraces created by