Hist 011106

Hist 011106 - Hist 011106 Lecture 2-talk to Kurt Newman...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Hist 011106 Lecture 2-talk to Kurt Newman after class Neolithic Revolution [8500-3500BC] o Switch from hunting and gathering to agriculture o Stayed in one place o agriculture Hunting and gathering o Paleolithic-hunting and gathering in small nomadic bands [20 ppl] Pastoralism Agriculture o Alternatives: hunting and gathering, pastoral nomadism [follow animals, use things animal provides like meat and leather] o Consequences: o Technology [pottery, tools, textiles] o Population [25 km^2 for one hunter-gatherer, 1 km^2 for 20 agriculturalists] o Reliable surplus o Social and gender hierarchies o Accumulate stuff b/c able to settle down, not always moving, hierarchy o Inheritance, who’s kid is whos, gender roles Culture vs. civilization o Civilization: specialization complexity [politics, religion, etc] scale [20 in culture v. 10,000+ in civilization] i.e. Fertile Crescent and Mesopotamia [map] - first agriculturalists started off in Catal Huyuk and Jericho
Background image of page 1

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

Hist 011106 - Hist 011106 Lecture 2-talk to Kurt Newman...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online