Hist 1A Lecture Notes 1-12-17 - History 1A Lecture Notes...

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History 1A Lecture Notes 1-12-17 Take the Big Bang Theory The Great Rift in Africa Hominids were found // completes the missing link? Midterm: the high law of Calhoun (??????) Two groups of people: Farmers and herders In the farming society, the deity is the mother of fertility (or women) Amongst the nomads, it will be patriarchal 20 th century historian: Arnold Toynbee Egypt was a society that wasn’t challenged as was left behind Gently and predictably, the Nile flooded, and it became an asset Which society will have a more sophisticated calendar The Iraqis They create a pseudoscience called astrology Gilgamesh The closest nomads to Iraq were Arabian nomads Semites get on their camels They’re Akkadians Totally intimidated by the city-states They go north first and name the area Akkad Calhoun says they become civilized and centralized and they attack and conquer Sumer Semitic group of desert nomads who eventually settled in Mesopotamia just north of Sumer

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