Gardens of Prehistory: The Archaeology of Settlement by Thomas W. Killion

By Thomas W. Killion

The prehistoric agricultural platforms of the recent global supplied the principles for a various set of complicated social advancements starting from the puebloan societies of the yank Southwest to the archaic kingdom polities of Mesoamerica and the Andean zone. From the tropical forests of valuable the United States to the arid environments or northern New Mexico, local American farmers made use of a particular set of cultigens and cropping structures that supported—with various levels of success—growing populations and increasing economies. missing so much domesticated animals, so very important to the combined agricultural structures of the previous global, Precolumbian farmers built in depth and resilient structures of agricultural creation. those structures supported huge societies of people that altered the landscapes they inhabited and generated a different archaeological checklist of the evolution of farming within the New World.

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