The Prehistory of Food sets subsistence in its social context by focusing on food as a cultural artefact. It brings together contributors with a scientific and biological expertise as well as those interested in the patterns of consumption and social change, and includes a wide range of case studies.

chapter |9 pages


ByChris Gosden

part |2 pages

Part III Food and the Landscape

chapter 14|18 pages

Warfare and intensive agriculture in Fiji

ByRobert Kuhlken

chapter 19|25 pages

Evidence for agricultural change in the Balikh basin, northern Syria

ByWillem van Zeist

part |2 pages

Part IV Plants and People