Types of SOCIETIES

Types of SOCIETIES - Types of SOCIETIES The term society is...

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Types of SOCIETIES The term society is generally used to refer to a group of organisms of the same species occupying a defined physical or geographical area. In most instances the term society is used to refer to human groups (who share a common culture). Types of Human Societies 1. Hunting and Gathering Societies 2. Horticultural Societies 3. Pastoral Societies 4. Agrarian Societies 5. Industrial Societies 6. Post Industrial Societies Hunting and gathering societies are societies in which all of the dietary intake of the members of the society is obtained by some combination of hunting, trapping, collecting shellfish, fishing and collecting edible plant materials. Horticultural societies are those societies in which the major portion of the dietary intake of the members is obtained from crops which are grown on land which is cleared by the slash and burn technique. Pastoral societies are societies in which the major portion of the livelihood of
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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