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Agricultural Conditions in Book of Mormon Times

TitleAgricultural Conditions in Book of Mormon Times
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1913
AuthorsHarris, Franklin S.
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume17
Issue Number2
Pagination97–100
Date PublishedDecember 1913
KeywordsAgriculture; Ancient America – Mesoamerica; Archaeology; External Evidence; Irrigation
Abstract

This article argues that Book of Mormon references and archaeological evidences (i.e. complex irrigation systems and terraces) from early agricultural sites demonstrate advanced knowledge and practice in tilling the land among the Nephite peoples.