This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: -More commonly accepted b. What happened to archaic?-Were widespread throughout Europe, North Africa, Asia-We dont know how Neanderthals were killed off-All kinds of models put forward-most likely pushed into marginal environments (less resources) when modern Homo sapiens came in-Modern Homo sapiens knows how to utilize resources more efficiently-If Homo sapiens were just 1% more intelligent/efficient than Neanderthal, we wouldve killed off Neanderthals in 1000 years. II. Major MMW themes-When reading we should be looking for:-Environment + Subsistence economy-Subsistence = contrast to cash economy-Social relationships within the society-Within genders, between the two sexes-Children-Older people-Tribal interaction-Leadership and Politics-Keeping order-How to get people running to keep society running-without laws-Religion/Mythology-Diseases/Curing-Technology-Demographics-Oral tradition vs. Written tradition-Arts III.Slides of pygmies...
View Full Document
- Fall '06