Unformatted text preview: health. Although farming is more convenient, foraging had a better overall effect on your health such as nutrition. When people from the Neolithic Revolution were compared to people before it was shown that the people in the Neolithic period had a slightly shorter average than the people before them. Also the people in the Neolithic period had a three hundred percent increase in bone lesions and a fifty percent increase in tooth decay. Crime, war, aggression, and poverty were dramatic effects as well to the Neolithic Revolution. I felt that this chapter was very interesting because I never knew of this great shift and all of the causes and the serious effects. I was shocked that farming had such a negative effect on health and crime but such a positive effect on creating the world we live in today. This rapid production of food greatly altered their way of life....
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- Fall '09
- Anthropology, World population