Terra Preta intensive agriculture, what is it, how does it work, how was it
How may intensive agriculture have been important in the origins of
Terra Preta agricultual
It is a very dark, fertile anthropogen
Breakout Session 3 Ceramic Analysis
The two pottery rimsherds I chose in class were ID numbers 7-138 and SHH031.
In order to suggest a potential function for each vessel the size and dimensions, along
with decoration, orifice di
Africa and the Slave Trade
o Trade in Africa
o Slavery (it was a way of replenishing the population for many populations and a
goal of it was usually assimilation)
o Who became slaves?
People who would voluntarily give themselves into slavery
The West and the World: Discovery Colonization, and Trade
It took new technical knowledge like navigational devices imported from Asia,
and growing problems, in the form of new needs to reach Asia directl and to seek
gold as payment for the desired
Parliamentary Monarchies- British monarchy. System of checks and balances
where there was a constitutional model, had an elected body-had right to limit
Absolutism-King Louis XIV of France-he had all the control over France-absolute
Ch 20-East Asia: Vital Trends in Politics and Trade
World trade came to China-not the other way around
Ming dynasty experienced with trading expeditions along the Indian ocean
Chinese trading groups established settlements in Phillippeans, Malaysia, an
Birth of Global Exchange: 1450-1750:
Early Modern Period
Signaled discoveries of Americas
New technologies in ships and navigational devices
Europe was becoming a more dominat economic power
Ie Industrial Revolution-invention of steam boat
3 major themes:
Neoliberal policies and Mansfield?
What is the economic past in Mansfield?
How is this reflected in demography?
What supports the community now?
Has the impact been equal on all inhabitants?
What are the basic groups that Goebbel ident
Modern agriculture differs from subsistence agriculture how (cash crops,
industrialization, mobility of workers)? Scales of production. Redistribution.
Modern agricultural and pastoralism
in industrialized and post-industr
Forms of Marriages
Incest taboo - No marriage with certain people
Exogamy - Marrying outside ones group
Endogamy - Marrying inside ones group
Monogamy - One person is allowed one spouse at a time
Polygamy - One person is allowed more than one sp
Magic and Religion
Differences between religion (public, social, requesting aid) and magic
(private, individual need, controlling).
Magic: Baseball Magic, what principles behind it (familiarity, uncertainty,
Religion: Social and psychological value
Began loan sharks
People need head start to begin
Ex. Buy oxen or a plow
Loan out supplies with interest to people
Start of political and social economic inequality
Trends that brought it back:
Increase use of machines because of industri
Gender and Kinship
Gender (class material and text Chapter 20, pp. 351-360). What tasks are
and are not gendered? What are some possible reasons why there are
cross-cultural gendered practices? How do language, gender, and power
interact? How did gender p
Formation of new religious and supernatural movements: Aliens and
Origin of idea of contact with aliens.
Theosophy, science fiction, Shaver mysteries, flying saucers.
Revitalization movements (class and textbook Chapter 25, pp. 459-462
Empires: Characteristics of, difference from non-imperial states. Core vs.
periphery. Multiethnic, and role of different ethnic groups. Archaeological
example, Teotihuacans Feathered Serpent Pyramid.
History of Congo before and after The Forest People. Role of imperialism.
Belgian Congo. Conflict and co-operation. Congo farmer society,
importance of household. Role of farmer-pygmy conflict, cooperation,
partnership. Lese sorcery and witchcraft,
Anthropology 212 Breakout Session 1
Visual first impressions:
Vase with ID number I-319
Monkey like animal in the middle of both sides of the vase
2 small decorative handles on the top near the spout
3 different colors due to uneven f