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By Mark B. Tauger

Civilization from its origins has trusted the nutrition, fibre, and different commodities produced by way of farmers. during this special exploration of the realm heritage of agriculture, Mark B. Tauger appears to be like at farmers, farming, and their relationships to non-farmers from the classical societies of the Mediterranean and China via to the twenty-first century.?

Viewing farmers because the most vital human interface among civilization and the flora and fauna, Agriculture in international History examines the ways in which city societies have either exploited and supported farmers, and jointly have continued the environmental alterations and crises that threatened nutrition production.?

Accessibly written and following a chronological constitution, Agriculture in international History illuminates those subject matters via reviews of farmers in several nations around the world from Antiquity to the modern interval. Key subject matters addressed comprise the impression of world warming, the function of political and social differences, and the improvement of agricultural expertise. particularly, the e-book highlights the complexities of modern a long time: elevated meals creation, declining numbers of farmers, and environmental, fiscal, and political demanding situations to expanding nutrients creation opposed to the calls for of a starting to be inhabitants. This wide-ranging survey can be an indispensable text for college kids of global background, and for an individual drawn to the historic improvement of the current agricultural and nutrition crises.?

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