13culture - BIO 20 CULTURE 1 CULTURAL ECOLOGY 1....

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BIO 20 CULTURE 1 CULTURAL ECOLOGY 1. INTRODUCTION interactions between human society-culture industrial high-energy culture - recent & only for 100-200 years - centralized food production - economy of manufactured goods - poorly adapted to environment traditional low-energy culture - economy of hunting & gathering - basic mode of human existence for millions of years - lived within limits of environment 80 billion since humans evolved 6% farming 4% industrial years (bp) population % h-g 10,000 10 million 100 500 350 million 1 100 3 billion 0.001 today 6+ billion 0.000. .. lifespan - medium diet - high carbohydrates, low lipids work - 12-19 hours per week sex roles - equal, meat vs. plants population - low density, 1-125/sq mi nomadic - seasonal food supplies swidden agriculture - slash-burn acculturation - most resisted - disease, malnutrition, displaced, missionaries, slavery, overpop.
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2010 for the course BIO 20 taught by Professor Hom during the Spring '08 term at City College of San Francisco.

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13culture - BIO 20 CULTURE 1 CULTURAL ECOLOGY 1....

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