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By Chris J Stevens,Sam Nixon,Mary Anne Murray,Dorian Q Fuller

ISBN-10: 1611329744

ISBN-13: 9781611329742

the 1st significant synthesis of African archaeobotany in many years, this ebook specializes in Paleolithic archaeobotany and the connection among agriculture and social complexity. It explores the results that flora has had on people as they developed from primates in the course of the complicated societies of Africa, together with Egypt, the Buganda nation, southern African polities, and different areas. With over 30 contributing students from 12 nations and large illustrations, this quantity is a necessary addition to our wisdom of humanity’s dating with plants.

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