{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

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

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BIO 20 CULTURE 1 CULTURAL ECOLOGY 1. INTRODUCTION interactions between human society-culture & natural environment 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 90% hunters & gatherers 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... 2. HUNTERS & GATHERERS lifespan - medium diet - high carbohydrates, low lipids - healthy & varied 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.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BIO 20 CULTURE 2 3. CONTROL OF FERTILITY culture - adaptation to limit yr-round sexuality & to control fertility
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}