Lecture Notes - Horticulture & Agriculture

Lecture Notes - Horticulture & Agriculture - Making...

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Unformatted text preview: Making of the Modern World 1: Prehistory and the Birth of Civilization Professor Scott L. Vandehey Fall 2008, Track D “ Horticulture & Agriculture ” Oct. 31 st , 2008 Bonus Points •Museum Romp / Scavenger Hunt •15 points before Dec. 1 •10 points after Dec. 1 •http://anthro.ucsd.edu/mmw/MuseumRomp.html •Visit any MMW1 professor’s office hours to receive scavenger hunt sheet Overview of the day •Onka and his pigs •Multiplex relationships •The Hopi •How can societies organize themselves without a central leader? •Why is kinship so darn important? •What’s culture got to do with it? Ongka’s Moka •Social Organization –Big man –Status –Reciprocal gifts –No laws or government •Convincing speeches •Moka –Gift giving w/ interest –Pigs & labor –Not just about pigs Types of Relationships •Simplex relationship –One social status for each participant –No further interest –Most often in societies with organic solidarity •Multiplex relationship...
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