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Unformatted text preview: 19:11- October 21, 2009- Notes-- Pleistocene-Holocene Transition- Holocene: after 12,000 bp- Transition is slow but striking in many regions- Bolling-Allerod Interstadial (15-13,000 bp) Rise in global temperatures and sea levels.- Younger Dryan (13-11,500 bp) Period of cooling and drop in sea levels- Low amounts of transformations in technologies- More architecture and larger communities.- Humans tend to flourish because the living conditions become better.- Environmant/Ecology Glaciers melt and boreal forest grow Warmer temps Sea levels rise Extinction of megafauna- Human Development Migrations into many new ecozones/ecotones Rise in human populations Trand towards decreased mobility Increase in residential and regional stability within reduced territories- The Mesolithic Period of human history beginning towards the end of the Pleistocene (c. 12,000 bp or 10,000 BC) and ending with the beginning of agriculture (variable regional timing)...
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