Ancient Agricultural Technology: From Sickles to Plows

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Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
Describes the technology used by ancient farmers, covering the evolution of farming tools, irrigation methods, animal breeding, and the processing of crops, including the ancient civilizations of China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Chapter One Before Agriculture
10
Chapter Two The Ancient Middle East
20
Chapter Three Ancient Egypt
32
Chapter Four Ancient China
38
Chapter Five The Ancient Americas
48
Chapter Six Ancient Greece
58
Chapter Seven Ancient Rome
64
Glossary
86
Source Notes
88
Selected Bibliography
90
Further Reading
91
Websites
93
Index
94
About the AuthorsPhoto Acknowledgments
96
Back Cover
98

Epilogue After the Ancients
72
Timeline
84

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