The Spread of Farming in East Asia, 12,000 BCE to 500 CE


The Spread of Farming in East Asia


This map shows the initial and developing sites of farming settlements and the spread of rice farming in east Asia from 12,000 BCE to 500 CE.


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 1999. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien. (p. 19)


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Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History

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