AG - 7/21/10 FOOD/AGRICULTURE FILM: The Future of Food...

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7/21/10 FOOD/AGRICULTURE FILM: The Future of Food Beginning from the end? o Intellectual property and the dilemmas of genetically modified food production o Pay attention to the OUTCOME OF THE COURTCASE AGAINS PERSEY SCHMEISER—this will be a multiple choice question Supreme court ruled in a 5 to 4 decision that Percy had infringed on monsanto’s patent 7/22/10 CON’T o Neotholic: Cultural period in a region in which the first signs of food production are present o First Neolithic occurs in Middle East, 10,000 years ago Glacial Retreat in Western Europe o 17,000-12,000 ya o Reduction in big-game animals o Initiated the Broad Spectrum Revolution Wider range of pant/animal life hunted, gathered, collected, caught, fished Focused on animals with quick, prolific reproduction Formed groundwork for emergence of food production/ domestication Gradual Shift to Food Production Semi-nomadic hunting and gathering (12,000 - 10,000 ya) •Dry farming and caprine domestication (10,000 - 7,500 ya)
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course ANTHRCUL 101 taught by Professor Kirsch during the Summer '08 term at University of Michigan.

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