Histories of maize : multidisciplinary approaches to the prehistory, linguistics, biogeography, domestication, and evolution of maize

by John E. Staller

Paper Book, 2006

Status

Available

Call number

SB191 .M2H64 2006

Publication

Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2006.

Description

Maize has been described as a primary catalyst to complex sociocultural development in the Americas. State of the art research on maize chronology, molecular biology, and stable carbon isotope research on ancient human diets have provided additional lines of evidence on the changing role of maize through time and space and its spread throughout the Americas. The multidisciplinary evidence from the social and biological sciences presented in this volume have generated a much more complex picture of the economic, political, and religious significance of maize. The volume also includes ethno

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Language

Physical description

xxv, 678 p.; 29 cm

ISBN

0123693640 / 9780123693648

Barcode

34662000548120
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