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Published: 04 May 2012

280 Pages | Numerous illustrations, plus an 8 page colour plate section

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199549061

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Domestication of Plants in the Old World

The origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Fourth Edition

Daniel Zohary, Maria Hopf, and Ehud Weiss

  • A comprehensive review of the origin and the spread of domesticated plants in southwest Asia, Europe, and North Africa
  • New edition incorporates the most recent findings from molecular biology and archaeology
  • The authors' knowledge and experience of laboratory work and field research in this region is truly unique
  • Improvements in radiocarbon dating techniques have provided many new insights
  • Includes information from 64 new representative archaeological sites

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