Table of Contents for So Shall You Reap: Farming and Crops in Human Affairs

granted with permission from So Shall You Reap: Farming and Crops in Human Affairs, Solbrig, Otto T., and Dorothy J., Island Press, 1994. Published by Island Press, Washington, D.C. and Covelo, California

Prologue xi
Early FoodAcquisition 3
From Hunter-Gatherers to Farmers 15
Early Agriculture 32
DomesticatingPlants 66
TheRise of Civilization 86
Agriculture Spreads to Europe 106
TheMedievalFarm 126
Sugarcane and lndustrial Agriculture 143
A New Kind of Farm 181
ContemporaryFarming 204
TheFuture of Food 226
 
Notes 253
Bibliography 269
Acknowledgments 273
Index 274