Week 6 lecture

Week 6 lecture - Week 6 lecture-Unit 2 07/11/2007 15:01:00...

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Week 6 lecture-Unit 2 07/11/2007 15:01:00 -options for foragers and sedentary, affects fertility sedentism- condition where you aren’t migratory, stationary, settled intensification- getting more food out of a land carrying capacity- number and types of individuals that can be supported by a  certain piece of land dips by season, year, varies- depends on what limits the carrying capacity and  what options you have foraging societies, options 1. split (fission) into smaller groups to deal with lower carrying capacity 2. entire group can migrate 3. change food source 4. food preservation and storage 5. reciprocity, trade and exchange 6. “social mortality”  fecundity, fecundability- biological ability to reproduce women in foraging societies- period comes later, menopause comes earlier adolescent sterility longer time between births, 3-5 years, interbirth interval
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course MMW 1 taught by Professor Jordan during the Fall '06 term at UCSD.

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Week 6 lecture - Week 6 lecture-Unit 2 07/11/2007 15:01:00...

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