Zhao, Zhijun. New archaeobotanic data for the study of the origins of agriculture in China

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: New archaeobotanic data for the study of the origins of agriculture in China

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Current anthropology -- Vol. 52, no. S4, The origins of agriculture: new data, new ideas

Published By: Original publisher Current anthropology -- Vol. 52, no. S4, The origins of agriculture: new data, new ideas Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. 2011. s295-s306 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Zhijun Zhao

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yellow River Early Neolithic (AF45)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Location (131); Flora (137); Comparative evidence (171); Innovation (176); Collecting (222); Hunting and trapping (224); Cereal agriculture (243); Chronologies and culture sequences (911);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author reviews the botanical data from various archaeological sites, concentrating on those around the Yellow and Yangtze Rivers, and with a brief overview of findings in the Zhujiang (Pearl) River area. The focus is on evidence for cereal crops that might reveal where each developed, how they spread to new areas, and the differences between cultivated and domesticated varieties. How quickly cereals were incorporated into the diet is also explored.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 21

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. af45-021

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. s305-s306)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document No Date Given

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archeobotonist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2018

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 10000-4000 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) eastern China

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yellow River Early Neolithic


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