Naissance des divinités, naissance de l'agriculture: la Révolution des symboles au Néolithique /
Jacques Cauvin.
Paris: CNRS, 1994.
304 p.: ill., maps.
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Paris: CNRS, 1994.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-297) and indexes.
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The Origins of Agriculture
Natural environment and human cultures on the eve of the Neolithic
The first pre-agricultural villages: the Natufians
The revolution in symbols and the origins of Neolithic religion
The first farmers: socio-cultural context
The first farmers: strategies of subsistence
Agriculture, demography, society: taking stock
The Neolithic Revolution: a transformation of the mind
The Beginnings of Neolithic Diffusion
Geographical and chronological framework for the first stages of diffusion
The birth of a culture in the northern Levant and the neolithisation of eastern Anatolia
Diffusion in the central and southern Levant
The elements of symbolism in the southern Levant
The dynamics of a dominant culture
The Great Exodus
The problem of Neolithic diffusion
The achievement of neolithisation in the 'Levantine core'
The arrival of farmers on the Levantine coast and in Cyprus
The first villagers push east: the eastern Jezirah and the Syrian desert
Pastoral nomadism
Hypotheses for the spread of farming
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