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Unformatted text preview: h. Technological Advances 3) Consequences of Early Agricuulture a. Paleopathology and skeletal biology i. Nutritional stress 1. Short stature 2. Enamel hypoplasia a. Only occurs after agriculture 3. Average age decreases ii. Arthritis 1. Due to workload iii. Disease patterns 1. Lesions iv. Porotic hyperostosis v. Tuberculosis vi. Family size larger 1. Shorter interbirth interval 2. Larger volume of food 3. Population density increases 4) Nutritional stress and disease a. 300 infections shared with domesticated animals b. Diseases spread easily living in close proximity 5) Consequences a. Permanent communities b. Social stratification i. Poverty, crime, taxes, military c. New technology and inventions d. Monumental architecture e. Writing f. Mathematics, weights, and measurements g. Trade and markets h. Urban environments...
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- Fall '08