Chapter 2

Chapter 2 - political organization o in general the larger...

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Chapter 2- A Natural Experiment of History What are some environmental impacts on history? - in Polynesian society different environmental factors had different consequences for various societies o island climate o geological type o marine resources o area o terrain fragmentation o isolation - because of differences in environmental variation in Polynesia, the human populations varied o this population density influenced technology and economic, social, and
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Unformatted text preview: political organization o in general: the larger the size and density of the population the more complex and specialized the technology and organization was o on low population islands households made what was needed and there was little economic specialization Maori vs. Morioris?-resources made them an easy target -peaceful vs. society -customs over “morality” or do customs-morality...
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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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