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Anthropology Exam 3

Ain Mallah
Diet breadth model
Fertile Crescent
return rates
Smallpackages resources
Social Substitutability/raiding
Describe the Mesolithic economy. Why was it called the "broad spectrum revolution?" What conditions led to its economies and how are they recognized in the archaeological record? small packaged. Hunter/gatherers were exploited to a wider range of small packaged plant and animal resources that earlier foragers relied on. 15-10k BP. Called broad-band spectrum due to
What characteristics were selected to bring out the domestication of cereal grains? Why and how were they selected? What influence did the Mesolithic have on plant domestication?
Draw and explain the diet breadth model. Illustrate both paleolithic and mesolithic diet. Why does the encounter rate of high-ranking resources determine forager diet breadth? How do hunter-gatherers measure economic success?
List 3 positive results of plant domestication. List 3 negative results. How is the presence of domesticated animals detected in the A. record. Why were some domesticated and others weren't? Give 3 examples of traits that discourage anml domstication.
List 3 categories of evolutionary explanations for disease and illustrate with examples from the reading "Evolution and the Origin of Disease"
In the "Prehistory of Warfare", LeBlance makes a prediction about the likelihood of warefare in prehistory. Discuss his prediction. He also claims that "solving the resource problem" will reduce warefare. What does he mean?
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