Chapter 6

Chapter 6 - o decline of available wild foods o increased...

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Chapter 6- To Farm or Not to Farm Why did food production arise in the first place? - food production evolved as necessary not through observation o took many steps for food production to in fact fully evolve because systems evolved as the accumulation of many different decisions about time and effort - food production and hunting-gathering developed as alternative strategies competing with each other - food production began to win out over hunting-gathering
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Unformatted text preview: o decline of available wild foods o increased availability of domesticable wild plants o development of technologies food production could depend on collecting, processing, storing wild foods -positive feedback cycle: rise in population->want more food->rewards those who unconsciously produce more->could produce more people->wanted even more food...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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