New PDF release: A Place-Based Perspective of Food in Society

By Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Don Willis

ISBN-10: 1137408375

ISBN-13: 9781137408372

ISBN-10: 1349552577

ISBN-13: 9781349552573

This publication offers an excellent choice of interdisciplinary and overseas essays analyzing the food-place dating. It explores such issues because the heritage of foodstuff and agriculture, the globalization and localization of nutrients, and the function of position in defining the wider societal results of this ever-changing phenomena.

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In each area of propagation, agricultural practices resembled those of the place of emergence from which it was derived. But the secondary areas also offered new characteristics in tools, pottery, or domestic species. Agriculture of Near Eastern origin, which spread to the Far East in particular, then came into contact with agriculture of East Asian origin. The latter spread to Southeast Asia, where it merged with the New Guinea variety of agriculture, and to South Asia (India), where it came into contact with the Near Eastern form of agriculture.

T H E O R I G I N S A N D P R O PAG AT I O N O F AG R I C U LT U R E 23 The Development of Pastoral Breeding in Grassland and Steppe Zones Dense grassy formations (temperate grassland and tropical savanna) were difficult to clear with Neolithic tools, and discontinuous grassy formations (cold or arid steppe) were unfit for growing crops; so Neolithic farmers developed the breeding of herbivores there, with or without accompanying crops. The animals in question were goats and sheep on the Mediterranean and Near Eastern higher ground, oxen or zebus in the tropical savannas of Africa and Asia, yaks in the high Himalayan steppes, oxen and horses in the grasslands and steppes of eastern Europe and western Asia, reindeer in the tundra of northern Europe and Asia, dromedaries in the Saharan and Arabian deserts, camels in the deserts of central Asia, or llamas and alpacas on the high Andean grasslands (Grigg, 1977).

Le passage d’une économie de prédation vers une économie de production au néolithique en France. In C. Chadefaud, G. Firmin, & J. ), Agriculture, plantes utiles, alimentation, cuisine chez les n éolithiques, les Egyptiens et Grecs anciens. Poitiers: Faculty of Sciences, University of Poitiers. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) (FAO) (2014). FAOSTAT Food balance. org/ browse/FB/*/E. Garnsey, P. (1989). Famine and food supply in the Graeco-Roman world: Responses to risk and crisis.

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