Department of Anthropology

Seeds of urbanism: palaeoethnobotany and the Indus Civilization

Weber SA 1999. Seeds of urbanism: palaeoethnobotany and the Indus Civilization. Antiquity, 73, 813-826.

Palaeoethnobotanical evidence reveals that there was increasing emphasis on greater varieties of species and cropping practices in the changing subsistence of the Indus civilization: agricultural intensification is discussed in relation to social and environmental changes.

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