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The expansions of farming societies and the role of the Neolithic Demographic Transition

Bellwood, Peter; Oxenham, Marc


The hypothesis of the Neolithic demographic transition (NDT) postulates that sharp increases in birthrates occurred as populations in different parts of the world adopted sedentary lifestyles and food storage, reduced their birth intervals, and came to de

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Neolithic Demographic Transition and its Consequences
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8539-0_2


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