Immediate replacement of fishing with dairying by the earliest farmers of the northeast Atlantic archipelagos

@inproceedings{Cramp2014ImmediateRO,
  title={Immediate replacement of fishing with dairying by the earliest farmers of the northeast Atlantic archipelagos},
  author={Lucy J. E. Cramp and Jennifer Jones and Alison Sheridan and Jessica Smyth and Helen Whelton and Jacqui Mulville and Niall MacPherson Sharples and Richard P Evershed},
  booktitle={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2014}
}
The appearance of farming, from its inception in the Near East around 12 000 years ago, finally reached the northwestern extremes of Europe by the fourth millennium BC or shortly thereafter. Various models have been invoked to explain the Neolithization of northern Europe; however, resolving these different scenarios has proved problematic due to poor faunal preservation and the lack of specificity achievable for commonly applied proxies. Here, we present new multi-proxy evidence, which… CONTINUE READING

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