Unformatted text preview: human populations (though of course there are dissenters from this view. ..) Despite this continuous interest in foragers, anthropological & ecological views of them have undergone marked shifts (see Kelly 1995: ch 1 reading) Until about 30 yrs ago, H-Gs were seen as culturally impoverished, ecologically vulnerable This stereotype stemmed from Victorian notions of cultural progress (from "savagery" to "barbarism" to "civilization"), which viewed contemporary foragers as survivals from earliest stage, living lives that were "nasty, brutish, and short" and too hard-pressed by the constant struggle to stay alive to develop culture beyond the most rudimentary forms...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, steward, foragers