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CHAPTER 5: Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation Terms: Cultural evolution- a model for the development of society that delineates a sequence of cultural change over time Unilineal evolution- early theoretical school that postulated that all cultures proceeded through a series of successive stages Neoevolutionary model- a model of cultural evolution based on types of technology and food- procurement strategies, and the sociocultural adaptations that resulted from them Multilinear evolution- an evolutionary model of culture emphasizing different development patterns for societies in different habitats Oldowan tools- a very early African tool making tradition associated with the first members of Homo Acheulean hand axes- part of an African and European tool tradition associated with homo erectus and homo ergaster. The tradition also includes cleavers and some flake tools Ecological model- views a culture as part of a larger global ecological system with each aspect of the system interacting with tall of the other parts
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course ANTH Anth 0780 taught by Professor Richardscaglion during the Fall '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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