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Population growth: anthropological implications. Edited by Brian Spooner.

; University of Pennsylvania. Near East Center ; University of Pennsylvania. University Museum ; University of Pennsylvania. Department of Anthropology
Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1972] .
ISBN 0262191024

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Other Authors Spooner, Brian,
University of Pennsylvania. Department of Anthropology.
University of Pennsylvania. Near East Center.
University of Pennsylvania. University Museum.
Subjects Changement social -- Congrès.
Innovations -- Congrès.
Population -- Congresses.
Population -- Congrès.
Social Change.
Social change -- Congresses.
Social change.
Technological Innovation.
Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Technological innovations.
Description xxvii, 425 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes "Proceedings of a colloquium in general anthropology entitled 'Population, resources, and technology, ' held at the University of Pennsylvania, March 11-14, 1970, under the combined auspices of the Near East Center, the University Museum, and the Department of Anthropology of the University of Pennsylvania, in association with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-413).
Contents The evolution of early agriculture and culture in greater Mesopotamia : a trial model -- Demography and the "urban revolution" in lowland Mesopotamia -- From autonomous villages to the state, a numerical estimation -- A regional population in Egypt to circa 600 B.C. -- Population, agricultural history, and societal evolution in Mesoamerica -- Plow and population in temperate Europe -- Some aspects of agriculture in Taita -- Farm labor and the evolution of food production -- Sacred power and centralization : aspects of political adaptation in Africa -- The Iranian deserts -- Demographic aspects of Tibetan nomadic pastoralism -- Population growth and political centralization -- Prehistoric population growth and subsistence change in Eskimo Alaska -- Population growth and the beginnings of sedentary life among the!Kung Bushmen -- The intensification of social life among the!Kung Bushmen -- Biological factors in population control -- The viewpoint of historical demography.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)328975
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