Anthro 102- First Assignment

Anthro 102- First Assignment - In this hypothetical area of...

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1 In this hypothetical area of Southeast Asia, there are a few significant shifts in modes of subsistence over its 1200 years of recorded behavior. The land is divided into three subareas, each of which has its respective benefits and setbacks, but all are obviously capable of supporting human life. Through time, the inhabitants of much of the area, with their increased capability for technology and planning, began to transform from a primitive society to a more developed society. For this reason, the hypothetical area in Southeast Asia, rather steadily, became a haven for agricultural expansion. Site 5 on the map is located in an elevated area, creating isolation from the major water sources. As a result, shellfish were never a part of the diet, but there were other advantages to living in this area. The hills were home to a plethora of wild rice, beans, and other seeds as well as many animals. The inhabitants of this area, for the first 400 years at least, seemed to be keen on hunting, gathering and scavenging with their flaked stone tools and bamboo projectile points. But, between the years 1600-1200 B.C. the technology of the their tool set evolved into flake and
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ANTHRO 102 taught by Professor Price during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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