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Agricultural sciences
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1. Introduction

Premodern writings on agriculture generally provided a mixture of ancient sources (Antiquity, reception of; see below 2.), which were highly esteemed, and real-life experience (see below 5.), sometimes of the authors themselves, often report…

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Brakensiek, Stefan, “Agricultural sciences”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_023117>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160321

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