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The Archaeology of Garden and Field

The Archaeology of Garden and Field

Edited by Naomi F. Miller and Kathryn L. Gleason

Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

248 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 mm, 77 illus.

  • ISBN: 9780812216417
  • Published: September 1997

£21.99

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Cultivation and land use practices the world over reflect many aspects of people's relationship to each other and to the natural world. The Archaeology of Garden and Field explores the cultivation of land from prehistoric times to the nineteenth century through excavation, experimentation, and the study of modern cultural traditions.

The Archaeology of Garden and Field contains a wealth of information distilled from the combined experiences of the editors and contributors. Whether one's interest is the Old World or the New, prehistory or the present, this book provides a starting point for anyone who has ever wondered how archaeologists find and interpret the ephemeral traces of ancient cultivation.