Agriculture in World History

Author(s): 
Tauger, Mark
ISBN: 
9780415773874
Date published: 
September 2009
Paperback
Price: 
£15.99

Mark Tauger looks at farming in early civilizations - from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt to early China and India - and asks how it is that since farmers have played a critical role in the fate of the species that they have never enjoyed high social status.