10.8Lecture

10.8Lecture - James Neal o Recruited by AEC and worked in...

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James Neal o Recruited by AEC and worked in Japan o Geneticist o Population Biologist o Was given the task of modeling was the post Nuclear Holocaust happenings would be o Felt like he needed a control group Model what might be a circumstance after a Nuclear War Amazonian region outside of Venezuela (Yanomamo) Population of around 10k Agrarian adaptation called slash and burn cultivation o Virgin forest was cut down by axes and machettis o Crop from old world Napoleaon Chagnon o One of the most famous anthropologists of the 20 th century o Author of the Yanomamo book Tim Asch Yanomamao o Multidisciplinary Study WWII o Hiroshima o Atomic Bomb Cold War o Nuclear Holocaust Population/Genetic outcomes o Atomic Energy Commission was in charge of researching new nuclear powers Also what would be the impact of target populations of such events Nagasaki Agricultural Hearths o After younger Dryas (10-12 KYA) 1- Middle East
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2008 for the course ANTH 263 taught by Professor Boehm during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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