University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Robert J. Braidwood

The Origin and Growth of a Research Focus— Agricultural Beginnings

Introduction

By: Robert J. Braidwood

Let us first agree that our concern here is only with what happened in south­western Asia, to its broadest con­ceivable margins. There were cer­tainly other regions of the world wherein independent agricultural beginnings were made. Secondly, I beg indulgence for what may sometimes seem pure immodesty. Mrs. Braidwood and I did undertake the first field […]