Hist 1002-8.23.05

Hist 1002-8.23.05 - History 1002 The World We Have Lost p...

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History 1002 The World We Have Lost p. 5-35 23 August 2005 I. The Tool Kit Analytical a. Definition—a variety of stone tools i. Classified by use ii. Classified by design b. Used to describe levels of civilization i. Dates have fairly wide margin of error c. Styles of tools differ from culture d. Fundamental social determine of any society i. Engine of change is technology ii. Social, religious, and political structure iii. Fall of civilizations caused by lack of the use of technology 1. ex. After Rome fell, took almost 1000 years sot regain the status II. Neolithic Revolution Narrative a. Story (lots of them) b. Revolution in change of nomadic life towards sedentary agricultural society i. Slash and burn still exists in many parts of the world (Latin America, Africa, and Amazon Basin) c. Started in fertile crescent (8,000 BC) and elsewhere i. Meso America (1500 BC)—Mexico, Central America, and Peru ii. China iii. Africa (6000 BC)—River valleys of Nile and Niger d. Occurred during the extended post glacial warming period
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST 1002 taught by Professor Hardyjr during the Fall '05 term at LSU.

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Hist 1002-8.23.05 - History 1002 The World We Have Lost p...

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