Monthly Archives: August 2018

Comment on August 27th: Agriculture and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica by blogrh

Quinn,

Great job with providing the overall arguments of the article. You explained the reasons for farmers giving up their land very well! Are there any other examples of agriculture practices being linked to cultural aspects than Mayan mythology?
Here is a link describing some of the current ways the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is trying to preserve the “culture’ aspect of agriculture.
http://www.fao.org/in-action/accenting-the-culture-in-agriculture/en/

Emily

Comment on August 27th: Agriculture and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica by Emily Stewart

Quinn,

Great job with providing the overall arguments of the article. You explained the reasons for farmers giving up their land very well! Are there any other examples of agriculture practices being linked to cultural aspects than Mayan mythology?
Here is a link describing some of the current ways the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is trying to preserve the “culture’ aspect of agriculture.
http://www.fao.org/in-action/accenting-the-culture-in-agriculture/en/

Emily

Agriculture and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica

Quinn Hogan (346) David A. Freidel explains the relationship between farmers in Mesoamerica, and the lands which they held. The biggest point he is trying to thrust at the audience of this article, is how and why farmers in Mesoamerican civilizations allowed rulers to lay claim to the control of their agricultural yields. Freidel goes […]

Wendorf “Ancient Harvest on the Nile” by Aaron George

Dr. Fred Wendorf was an anthropologist of great prominence during the 20th century. Wendorf’s work at Wadi Kubbaniya in Egypt cast into doubt many of the traditional theories on what many believe to be the greatest technological revolution in history; the rise of civilization as early humans turned from hunting and gathering to domestication of…

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