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- DescriptionTraditional Arid Lands Agriculture is the first of its kind. Each chapter considers four questions: what we don't kw about specific aspects of traditional agriculture, why we need to kw more, how we can kw more, and what research questions can be pursued to kw more. What is kwn is presented to provide context for what is unkwn. Traditional agriculture, nindustrial plant cultivation for human use, is practiced worldwide by millions of smallholder farmers in arid lands. Advancing an understanding of traditional agriculture can improve its practice and contribute to understanding the past. Traditional agriculture has been practiced in the North American Southwest and rthwest Mexico for at least four thousand years and intensely studied for at least one hundred years. What is t kwn or well-understood about traditional arid lands agriculture in this region has broad application for research, policy, and agricultural practices in arid lands worldwide. The authors represent the disciplines of archaeology, anthropology, agromy, art, botany, geomorphology, paleoclimatology, and pedology. This multidisciplinary book will engage students, practitioners, scholars, and any interested in understanding and advancing traditional agriculture.
- Author BiographyScott E. Ingram is a senior lecturer of anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA where he investigates human vulnerability to climate change, social and ecological sustainability, and long-term human and environmental interactions. Robert C. Hunt is a professor emeritus of anthropology at Brandeis University, USA where he researches economic and social structure and dynamics in human societies, with an emphasis on agriculture, irrigation, and systems of exchange.
- PublisherUniversity of Arizona Press
- Date of Publication30/04/2015
- Place of PublicationTucson
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Arizona Press
- Content Note12 halftones, 42 line illustrations, 4 maps
- Weight635 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edited byRobert C. Hunt,Scott E. Ingram
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