I11 - I. Societies and their Transformation: A. Groups:...

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I. Societies and their Transformation: A. Groups: people who interact with one another/think themselves belonging together A. basic d of L by sex: eg men hunt lg animals/both hunt sm animals/both gather plants B. shaman: individual thought able to influence spiritual forces/1 few soc div other gen C. gen dif: wom contribute >food to group (up to 4/5), yet male hunters have >prestige D. family other maj unit: distributes food/educates/nurses sick/virtually all other needs E. cannot support lg # people: 25-40/nomadic/gather what is already there F. high value on sharing food: essential to survival/children have 50-50 chance survive G. most egalitarian: because hunt/gather is perishable+have no $;no wealth accumulate H. most leisure of all human groups: no work to store up material possessions I. common 100 yrs ago:today few:aborigines Australia/pygmies Cent Africa/groups LA
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