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Author Hehn, Victor, 1813-1890.

Title Cultivated Plants and Domesticated Animals in their Migration from Asia to Europe : Historico-linguistic studies (London, 1885)
Published Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1976
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Contents CULTIVATED PLANTS AND DOMESTICATED ANIMALS IN THEIR MIGRATION FROM ASIA TO EUROPE Historico-linguistic studies; Editotial page; Title page; Copyright page; FOREWORD TO THE NEW EDITION; Table of contents; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; A SHORT HISTORY OF THE INDO-EUROPEAN PROBLEM; REFERENCES; THE WANDERINGS OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS FROM THEIR FIRST HOME.; PREFACE.; TABLE OF CONTENTS.; THE HISTORY AND MIGRATIONS OF CULTIVATED PLANTS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS.; INDEX
Summary New edition, prepared with a bio-bibliographical account of Hehn and a survay of the research into Indo-European prehistory by James P. Mallory. It was Hehn who for the first time combined the tools of comparative linguistics and the direct historical approach in order to discover the origins of domesticated animals and cultivated plants in the ancient world, tracing their diffusion from one culture to another. Hehn abandoned his contemporaries'often idealized and nationalistic image of the ancient Indo-Europeans, seeking instead to reconstruct early Indo-European society in agreement with the
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Author Mallory, J. P.
ISBN 1283314584
9027281572
9781283314589
9789027281579