10-6-10 - Holocene Period Transition from Hunter/Gatherer...

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Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:51 AM Discussion Questions What affect did agriculture have on human population? Culture? Society? Civilization? How did agriculture contribute to the development of villages, cities and civilizations? Why was agriculture popularized? Hunter Gatherer Egalitarian Low material culture Active but small amount of time actually working to find food
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Unformatted text preview: Holocene Period - Transition from Hunter/Gatherer to Agricultural society What are the consequences of agriculture Huge population boom Increase in biomass and carrying capacity of the planet Genetic modification of plants and animals Co-reliance Increase in material culture Increase in warfare as a result of closer villages...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course ANTH 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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