Stout chapter 6 - Subsistence strategies offer an important...

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Subsistence strategies offer an important foundation in which culture and society organize. Based on your understanding of Chapter 6, what are some of the predictable features that anthropologists anticipate will be found in each of the five subsistence strategies? That is, what is the relationship between each subsistence strategy and how that community and culture is organized? The five common survival strategies that cultures live by are very different. They are forging, the finding and gathering of natural food, pastoralism, using the resources that a domesticated herd of animals can provide, horticulture, planting and living on plants not using large modern ways, agriculture, like horticulture but uses modern knowledge for planting techniques and industrial economy, the use of science to mass produce goods. Every culture through out history can be slotted in to one of the five strategies. A good example of a forging society is the Inuit people. Upon most peoples thoughts forgers do not just go out and kill for food. History shows that most forging cultures do more gathering of greens and other natural vegetation. The Inuit are an exception to this finding. They live up with
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