Domestication and the Origins of Agriculture

Domestication Practices Across History is a reading group hosted by gloknos throughout the 2019/20 academic year. This group meets every fortnight during Michaelmas and Lent term from 15:00 - 17:00, in the CRASSH Meeting Room, inside the Alison Richard Building.

This week, the group are meeting to discuss the following:

Michaelmas Term - 4 November 2019

James C Scott, ‘Chapter Two: Landscaping the World: The Domus Complex’, in Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2017): pp. 68-92.

Ian Hodder, Gary O Rollefson, Ofer Bar-Yosef and Trevor Watkins, Review of Jacques Cauvin, The Birth of the Gods and the Origins of Agriculture, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), in Cambridge Archaeological Journal 11, 1 (2001): pp. 105-121.

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Image: Indian agriculture and crops. Gouache drawing. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY