Lecture 2 - January 7 2010 LECTURE 2 HISTORY 2A Evidence of...

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January 7, 2010 HISTORY 2A LECTURE 2 Evidence of World History?—Primary sources, archeology What do we need to know about sources?—Bias, when it was written, primary or secondary, why the author wrote it (purpose—gives you ideas to content and the direction of the document), who the audience is (private document v. public inscription) CIVILIZATION Natufians Neolithic Revolution 8500-3500 BCE Tribe, chiefdom, state, empire Mesopotamia and Sumer Uruk Ziggurat Cuneiform Sargon of Akkad Hammurabi Egypt Pharaoh Ma’at Hieroglyphs Region: Southwestern Asia Difference between culture and civilization, tribes, nomadic… Revolution moving from being wanderers to being settled Development of Agriculture—first developed in the eastern Mediterranean 10,000 BC, people are beginning to repeat locations and settle—intentionally cultivating grain and domesticating animals (generational process) Neolithic “New Stone Age”—Natufian culture 10,000 BCE WHERE?—Palestine and southern Syria
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2010 for the course HIST History 2A taught by Professor Linn during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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Lecture 2 - January 7 2010 LECTURE 2 HISTORY 2A Evidence of...

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