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ANTH sept 13 notes

ANTH sept 13 notes - Monday September 13 Note Professor...

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Monday September 13 Note: Professor Wood strongly disagrees with Kottak’s approach to this topic. But read the chapters. The first exam will cover the first eight chapters, including lecture notes, book information, and emailed articles. Africa and Beyond: The Broad Spectrum and Neolithic Revolutions Adaptation of AMHs: Around 28,000 years ago, AMHs have outcompeted Neandertals. “Behavioral Modernity,” the growth of complex human culture, technological advancement, etc. made humans very successful. Many believe this is why humans outcompeted Neandertals. AMHs migrated to most parts of the world. Worldwide, hunting and gathering was the AMH’s main economy. The mixed economy was based on wild animals and plant foraging. In some places, AMHs collected, hunting, and ate only a small number of species, so their diets were very focused and specific. Hunting was focused on large mammals. The Changing World The end of the Pleistocene geological epoch was between 12,000 and 10,000 b. p.
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