Microsoft PowerPoint - Nomadic Pastoralism _ May 25, 2009

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Nomadic Pastoral Adaptation May 25, 2009 Ecology, Technology and society
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Characteristics Animal husbandry is primary adaptation It is a specialize strategy of land use Seasonal migration is a key to adapt and maintain productive activities Extensive environmental knowledge, cope with seasonal varieties are required to be successful.
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Movements Pastoralists must deal with demand of other groups, government, and market Economic and political constrains affect their livelihood. They have to reliance on animal husbandry, varies with environment, and market condition.
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Like many other hunter and gather groups, most pastoralists depends on grains, vegetation, croplands, and grass fields. They have to adapt politically with other fellow competes. More depended on markets for consumption.
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History The archaeological record says that ideas of mixed farming, diversification of crops, and alternative sources of food encourage livestock development. Alternative of agriculture in order to face droughts, crop failures, diseases, and other calamities
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Early Pastoralism in North Africa First Phase: Occupation began about 9500 -9000 B.P., in Nabta playa basin in the Eastern Sahara.
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2010 for the course ANT 2390 taught by Professor Halder during the Summer '09 term at University College Cayman Islands.

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