Domestication: the 30-second anthropology

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The first clear evidence of plant and animal domestication dates to 10,000-8,000 BCE, when the mobile hunter-gatherer lifestyle gave way to temporary cultivation (horticulture) and then intensive agriculture, in which fields were permanently maintained.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication30-Second Anthropology
Subtitle of host publicationThe 50 most important ideas in the study of being human, each explained in half a minute
EditorsSimon Underdown
Place of PublicationLondon UK
PublisherIvy Press
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)1782405453, 9781782405450
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

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