Early Agriculture and Plant Domestication in New Guinea and Island Southeast Asia

@article{Denham2011EarlyAA,
  title={Early Agriculture and Plant Domestication in New Guinea and Island Southeast Asia},
  author={Tim Denham},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={2011},
  volume={52},
  pages={S379 - S395}
}
  • T. Denham
  • Published 25 May 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • Current Anthropology
A multidimensional conceptual framework is advanced that characterizes early agriculture as a subset of human-environment interactions. Three cross-articulating dimensions of human-environment interaction are considered that accommodate the varied expressions of early agriculture in different parts of the world: spatial scales, transformative mechanisms, and temporalities of associated phenomena. These ideas are applied and exemplified at two different scales of resolution—contextual and… 

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