3 edition of evolution of Middle Eastern landscapes found in the catalog.
evolution of Middle Eastern landscapes
J. Malcolm Wagstaff
|Series||Croom Helm historical geography series|
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|Pagination||xiii, 304 p. :|
|Number of Pages||304|
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 The period is described as a "revolution" to denote its importance, and the great significance and degree of change affecting the communities in which new agricultural.
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The transition between hunting and gathering and farming in this region is well-studied, but tends to focus. Evolution of the genus Homo in Africa. First stone tools. 2 million Humans spread from Africa to Eurasia.
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