F&ES 774b/EVST399 / 2016-2017

Agriculture: Origins, Evolution, Crises

Credits: 3

Spring 2017: Th, 3:30-5:20, Sage 41C
 
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Analysis of the societal and environmental causes and effects of plant and animal domestication, the intensification of agro-production, and the crises of agro-production: population pressure, land degradation, societal collapses, technological innovation, transformed social relations of production, sustainability, and biodiversity. From the global field, the best-documented eastern and western hemisphere trajectories are selected for analysis.

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