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Class 24: Thursday April 10, 2008 Glossary terms pertinent to Lecture 24: Çatal Huyuk p14 catchment area cattle chattel civic-ceremonial architecture civilization, hallmarks of commodity, commoditization energy use as a measure of cultural complexity p40 Fertile Crescent food production kleptocracy Romer’s Rule settlement pattern -- definition and captions for different types p125 societal types p129 state p129 stratification stratified society p129 Sumerian civilization wheel wheel, as basis for machinery writing p144 catchment area -In ecological terms, the area within which an individual or group of individuals of one species makes its living, finding the resources necessary to sustain life and reproduce. In human economic terms, the area from which a particular government can draw taxes and tributes in order to sustain itself. Cattle -Bovine animals; sometimes, “cattle” is disparagingly used to refer to human beings. Chattel -A movable piece of property -- that is, any property that is not land or structures on land -- including human beings, such as slaves and serfs
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course ANTH 3322 taught by Professor Agwuele during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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