08242010 INTL3300

08242010 INTL3300 - notes continued People forced to travel...

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notes continued People forced to travel farther and look harder to find food somehow survived and prospered ME – new way of life that changed face of earth Villages emerged at the end of the drought How did they feed the village? “Granary” Store food underground Store grain collectively Wheat and barley Enough to survive, durable enough for long term storage Radical shift in human behavior People started growing own food Stay close to sources of water and plant new fields around them Rather than follow food sources, brought resources back to them for the first time As seeds and growing next to village First farmers in the world changed nature of crops around them without knowing it with every round of wheat and barley, replanted the biggest and most fertile individually selected plants people began to control nature DOMESTICATION People who couldnt farm would always be at chronic disadvantage CHINA rice Americas Corn, squash, beans Africa Millet, yams In most places of where farming emerged, relatively large civilization emerged Except in New Guinea highlands
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course INTL 3300 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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