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By Mark B. Tauger

ISBN-10: 0415773865

ISBN-13: 9780415773867

ISBN-10: 0415773873

ISBN-13: 9780415773874

Civilization from its origins has trusted the nutrients, fibre, and different commodities produced by means of farmers. during this targeted exploration of the area heritage of agriculture, Mark B. Tauger appears to be like at farmers, farming, and their relationships to non-farmers from the classical societies of the Mediterranean and China via to the twenty-first century.?

Viewing farmers because the most vital human interface among civilization and the flora and fauna, Agriculture in international History examines the ways in which city societies have either exploited and supported farmers, and jointly have persevered the environmental adjustments and crises that threatened nutrients production.?

Accessibly written and following a chronological constitution, Agriculture in global History illuminates those themes via experiences of farmers in different international locations worldwide from Antiquity to the modern interval. Key subject matters addressed contain the effect of worldwide warming, the function of political and social adjustments, and the improvement of agricultural know-how. specifically, the booklet highlights the complexities of contemporary many years: elevated nutrients construction, declining numbers of farmers, and environmental, monetary, and political demanding situations to expanding nutrients construction opposed to the calls for of a becoming inhabitants. This wide-ranging survey might be an indispensable text for college kids of global heritage, and for somebody attracted to the old improvement of the current agricultural and nutrition crises.?

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