4.24.06 - Domestication intentional survival and manipulation of survivability re-productivity Extensive(Horticulture and intensive(Agriculture o

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4.24.2006 Foraging- example: San o Environment of Kalahari o Implications o Food Procurement Gathering- 71% Hunting- 29% Women do most gathering o Leisure 2.4 days a week in food collecting o Health status Unhealthy, barely live, and have short lives Low in fat, high in fiber 20% of population is over 60 Life expectancy- mean or average Life span- age of the oldest person lived to be More people are living to be old o Sharing Generalized reciprocity- people are regularly contributing to giving back but there are no records to what people owe. Helps guard against localized shortages Egalarian Social Relations- No superior social ranks o Diversity among Foragers Pre-Industrial Agriculture o Our view
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Unformatted text preview: Domestication- intentional survival and manipulation of survivability re-productivity Extensive(Horticulture) and intensive(Agriculture) o Extensive Agriculture (Horticulture) Example: Swedish Agriculture (slash and burn Agriculture) Common features • Intercropping- planting a mix or diff crops in same garden o Mimic the natural eco system Can improve productivity Iroquois- Plant together 3 sisters-• Corn, Beans, Squash • Monocropping- one kind of crop planted at one time Plowing soil Irrigation Spreading Manure Terracing Wet Tice Agriculture • Pastoralism o Hard animals Not pigs Don’t eat meat often...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENG 2a taught by Professor Humancore during the Winter '06 term at UC Irvine.

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