Modeling Oneota agricultural production: a cross-cultural evaluation

Current Anthropology Vol/Iss. 31 Published In Pages: 569-577
By Hart, John P.


The Boserupian and neo-Malthusian models of agricultural intensification in the American Midwest are tested using path analysis on a cross-cultural sample of 56 Native American societies. Results support the Boserupian model which suggests that population density is positively related to agricultural management which is positively related to agricultural production.

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