Peasant Agency, Indigenous Knowledge, and Food Sovereignty
Life on the Farm in Late Medieval Jerusalem - The Peasant Farmstead of Khirbet Beit Mazmil, its Occupants and their Industry over Five Centuries - Bethany J. Walker
Bethany J. Walker [+]
University of Bonn
This concluding chapter extracts “lessons learned” about the ways local communities have historically participated in market agriculture, their reasons for developing the land, and how they came to control, in modest but important ways, food production. It is theory-based and connects to contemporary scholarship on food security and sustainable agriculture.