A Conversation on Agricultural Origins

@article{Zeder2009ACO,
  title={A Conversation on Agricultural Origins},
  author={M. Zeder and Bruce D. Smith},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={2009},
  volume={50},
  pages={681 - 691}
}
Placed within a relatively informal and free-flowing context of “conversation,” this issue of Current Anthropology offers an opportunity to step outside of the strictures of formal scholarly discourse, with its requirements of lengthy supporting arguments and exhaustive literature citation and to debate, in a more relaxed fashion, what general form our explanations for agricultural origins should take. Our basic position as we join in this dialogue is that because of the rapid and still… Expand
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