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The Neolithic Revolution
This is the story of a revolution. It's not as well-known as the American Revolution.
Even so, it stands as the greatest revolution in the history of mankind. Were it not for
the Neolithic Revolution, society as we know it today w
Excerpted from Back of History (Man in the Beginning) by
This brings us . . . to the meaning of the so-called Neolithic revolution. If you
generalize, and take the typical effects on culture of hunting life on the one
hand and of farming l
Excerpted from The Worst Mistake in the History of the
Human Race by Jared Diamond
recent discoveries suggest that the adoption of agriculture,
supposedly our most decisive step toward a better life, was in many
ways a catastrophe from which we have neve
The word civilization comes from a Latin word and pertains to anything relating to an organized society.
In the late 1700s and early 1800s, "civilization" was referred to as the progress of mankind as a whole.
All civilizations have depended