This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: • Nuer( Sudan: NE Africa) o Cattle pastoralists o Dry season Rivers- fishing o Rainy season Preindustrial agriculture Millet • Shifts between techniques o Over history do not always follow Unilinear evolutionary models o Foraging societies – agricultural – Industrialized and pastoral o Production techniques are not flexible • Foraging o Hunting and gathering Live in marginal environments o EG: San of the Kalahari Environments of the Kalahari desert Implications • Spatial mobility Seasonal round • When it rains they scatter in territory, and when its dry season, the congregate around the well • Small group size...
View Full Document
- Winter '06
- Sociology, People Mix Techniques, Kalahari desert Implications, groups Production- Intro, Rainy season Preindustrial