Other Books by SCAA Staff

Two Oxen Ahead: Pre-Mechanized Farming in the Mediterranean
By: Paul Halstead

This revealing study shows how careful analysis of recent farming practices, and related cultural traditions, in communities around the Mediterranean can enhance our understanding of prehistoric and Greco-Roman societies.

* Includes a wealth of original interview material and data from field observation
* Provides original approaches to understanding past farming practices and their social contexts
* Offers a revealing comparative perspective on Mediterranean societies’ agronomy Identifies a number of previously unrecorded climate-related contrasts in farming practices, which have important socio-economic significance
* Explores annual tasks, such as tillage and harvest; inter-annual land management techniques, such as rotation; and intergenerational issues, including capital accumulation

Wiley (2014) ISBN: 978-1-4051-9283-5

Sheffield University Sheffield Centre for Aegean Archaeology is a Research Centre in the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield.

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