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Civ Exam 2 review - People V Gordon Childe o Developed the...

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People V. Gordon Childe o Developed the oasis theory o Greatly influenced by Marxism and saw prehistoric people as going through revolutionary transformations including the Neolithic and urban revolutions o Focused on the archeology of agricultural origins o Interested in revolutions of history Robert Braidwood o Braidwood’s Nuclear Zone Theory o Carried out excavation of Jarmo Lewis Binford o Developed the Demographic Stress Theory Julian Steward o Focused on the most obvious factor in the development of the early Sumerian states, irrigation agriculture Karl Wittfogel o Focused on the most obvious factor in the development of the early Sumerian states, irrigation agriculture Leonard Woolley D. Bruce Dickson Kathleen Kenyon o Excavated Jericho James Mellaart o Excavated Catal Huyuk with Ian Hodder Ian Hodder o Excavated Catal Huyuk with James Mellaart King Sargon o Acadian king that conquered the Sumerian states Gilgamesh Scorpion King o Ruler of Hierokonpolis and conquered Naqada o Unifies Upper Egypt Shown on the Scorpion King Mace Head With the crown of Upper Egypt Narmer o Descendant on the Scorpion King, conquers lower Egypt, moves capital to Memphis, o Shown on the Narmer Palette Narmer wearing one of the crowns of lower Egypt and Upper Egypt on each side of the palette King Zoser o First king in the Old Kingdom period to have a massive pyramid built for him
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Mortimer Wheeler o Did the first major excavations of the Indus river valley civilizations o Said the reason the civilization declined was due to the environment, major earthquake at the mouth of the Indus river which caused the river to shift and it flooded a lot of cities Sites Jericho o In the Levant o Start out in Neolithic Period, in 8400 BC at 4 hectares and 1000 people o Excavated by Kathleen Kenyon o Trade salt, bitumen, or surplus agriculture for obsidian o People left in 7200 BC (Pre-pottery Neolithic A, PPNA) and reoccupied in 6800 BC (Pre-pottery Neolithic B, PPNB) o Abandoned in 6000 BC again then reoccupied in 5500 BC Catal Huyuk o Excavated by James Mellart o 10 hectares and 5000 people, huge site for this time o Largely agricultural and evidence for religious practices Uruk o The world’s first city, 3500 – 3000 BC o First city in history and capital of the first state society o Dense population of over 25,000 people in 32 hectares o Center of politics, religion, and commerce o 4 tiered settlement hierarchy o Increase in economic complexity, heterogeneity, craft specialization, mass produced goods, and long distance trade o First literacy, form of writing Tell Hassuna Tell Halaf Tell-es Sawaan Eridu o Big town bordering on being a city during the Ubaid period o Was a smaller political and religious center during the Uruk period
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ANTH 1190 taught by Professor Lauradeluca during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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