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List of Illustrations List of Figures List of Maps Preface 1 The Early Farming Dispersal Hypothesis in Perspective 2 The Origins and Dispersals of Agriculture: Some Operational Considerations 3 The Beginnings of Agriculture in Southwest Asia 4 Tracking the Spreads of Farming Beyond the Fertile Crescent: Europe and Asia 5 Africa: An Independent Focus of Agricultural Development? 6 The Beginnings of Agriculture in China 7 The Spread of Agriculture into Southeast Asia and Oceania 8 Early Agriculture and its Spread in the Americas 9 What Do Language Families Mean for Human Prehistory? 10 The Spread of Farming: Comparing the Archaeology and the Linguistics 11 Genetics, Skeletal Anthropology, and the People Factor 12 The Nature of Early Agricultural Expansion Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Agriculture Origin, Agriculture, Prehistoric, Plants, Cultivated Origin