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Beginning of Food production

"Perhaps the most remarkable happening in our prehistory as a species was the almost simultaneous appearance and spread of domesticated plants and animals in many different areas of the world between about 10,000 and 5000 years ago." Gebauer/Price 1992: 1.

The reasons for the transition to agriculture are still unknown, though the area of its earliest development (Near East) seems to be clear.

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