Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society by Kathryn M. de Luna

By Kathryn M. de Luna

A wealthy research of the advanced dynamic among foodstuff assortment and foodstuff creation within the farming societies of precolonial south primary Africa

attractive new linguistic proof and reinterpreting released archaeological facts, this sweeping examine explores where of bushcraft and agriculture within the precolonial historical past of south vital Africa throughout approximately 3 millennia. opposite to renowned conceptions that position farming on the center of political and social switch, political innovation in precolonial African farming societies was once really contingent on advancements in looking, fishing, and foraging, as de Luna reveals.

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