The Earliest Neolithic Cultures of Northeast China: Recent Discoveries and New Perspectives on the Beginning of Agriculture

@article{Shelach2000TheEN,
  title={The Earliest Neolithic Cultures of Northeast China: Recent Discoveries and New Perspectives on the Beginning of Agriculture},
  author={Gideon Shelach},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={363-413}
}
  • Gideon Shelach
  • Published 2000
  • Geography
  • Journal of World Prehistory
  • Although north China has long been recognized as one of the nuclear centers of agriculture, it is surprisingly absent from most recent publications on the beginnings of agriculture. New discoveries made in this region during the last 15 years are important contributions to our understanding of the transition to agriculture. Moreover, through these discoveries we can challenge the common view of north China as a homogeneous area of agricultural development. Through the introduction of the… CONTINUE READING
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