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The Neolithic Revolution

- With the launch of the Neolithic Revolution, agriculture was founded. Instead of using other forms of resources, such as hunting and gathering, people were now able to farm. Additionally, with this fortunate additive of agriculture, it allocated a way for people to remain stable. An epidemic of group living was also in effect. Remaining stable, also kept the population rate the same for an extended period of time. Being that there were close quarters in forms of living, the methods of communication began to strengthen....   [tags: Food, Agriculture, Neolithic, The Gathering]

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A Brief Note On The And The Neolithic Period

- Catal Huyuk, which means forked mound, dates between 7000 and 5000 B.C.E. in the early Neolithic period. Located in the Konya Plain in central Turkey, Catal Huyuk was considered the wheat-growing region on the Anatolian Plateau. The main mound covered 32 acres and stood 57 feet above the plain with a distance of 3,000 feet about sea level. The population was estimated at upwards of 5,000 people which was based on the site and the densely cluster of houses. Catal Huyuk was considered a religious and trade center....   [tags: Neolithic, Paleolithic, Stone Age, Mesolithic]

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The Neolithic Revolution

- Neolithic Revolution The shift from the Neolithic Age to the Agriculture Revolution came with many changes as humans had to adjust to new jobs and tools. Market economies evolved and created a new order of living for most of humanity. The positive advancements included a new surplus of food, a higher standard of living, and a more diverse job market. These developments also resulted in negative impacts, which include an abundance of unskilled laborers, increased competition for income and power and a departure of nomadic traditions....   [tags: pre-historic Europe, prosperity & poverty]

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The Decline Of The Neolithic Revolution

- The Neolithic Revolution was the transition from hunting animals to farming. This alteration had many benefits and consequences according to The Worst Mistake in The History of the Human Race by Jared Diamond. One of these benefits were that, you would be able to make a lot of crops without having to do as much work, compared to a hunter gatherer who, would go to the wild to find their food. The consequences however, were the spread of diseases, poor health and sexual inequalities. While some would agree the Neolithic Revolution had many benefits, others disagree that the Neolithic Revolution had a plethora of negative effects on many and may be deemed as the worst mistake in the history of...   [tags: Agriculture, World population, Stone Age]

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Theories of the Causes of the Neolithic Theory

- Twenty thousand years ago the Ice Age was ending, and the Long Summer began. This period in time was the start of many changes that became known as the Neolithic. The Neolithic was a period during which humans started to abandon hunting and gathering. Instead, large scale agriculture was established. The development of agriculture led to technological advances. These big changes raised questions. What caused human beings to focus on agriculture as the main source of food supply. What caused the Neolithic....   [tags: agriculture, civilization, climate]

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Food Of The Neolithic And The Industrial Era

- Before the Neolithic and the industrial era, diets varied from civilization to civilization. Our ancestors ate the wild plants and animals that were found in the area. Thus many nutrients were not found in their body’s which made them weak, since they did not have food which produces energy in the body. Things changed during the Neolithic period our ancestors started to eat certain foods which are called novel foods. What made these types of food different they required a lot more processing then any foods before this time....   [tags: Nutrition, Fat, Carbohydrate, Food]

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The Mark of Agriculture in Neolithic Revolution

- ... The typical diet of a hunter—gatherer varied depending on their global location. Most commonly their diets consisted of tubers and other root vegetables, nuts, fruits, vegetables, berries, insects and a small amount of meat. Because the hunter-gatherer diet was so varied it was also dense in vitamins and minerals, therefore, making it less likely for them to have the nutritional deficiencies and other diseases, related to food consumption or the lack thereof. Hunter—gatherers also did not have to work as hard for their food....   [tags: history, human, survival, decline]

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Overview of the Neolithic Agrarian Revolution

- The Neolithic Agrarian Revolution was the world’s first historically verifiable revolution in agriculture, being established around the beginning of the 8000 B.C.E. The Neolithic Agrarian Revolution is described as a “revolution” to represent just how vital and significant that the degree of change that was brought into their lifestyles and how it affected the communities where new agricultural practices were progressively adopted, implemented, and refined. In this revolution many of the cultures began to rely on domesticated animals and cultivated crops more than they had in the past because they wanted to feel more secure in knowing they had a reliable source of food....   [tags: women, agricultural communities]

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The Rise of Neolithic Social Complexity

- The rise of Neolithic social complexity has displayed prominent and severe elements of social complexity and inequality through evidence of material culture. In particular, archaeological studies and findings regarding the first emergence of agriculture pioneered by the Natufian community has been an intensely contested issue amongst scholars. On one hand, there were archaeologists conforming to the idea of cultural evolution suggesting the effects of Younger Dryas as the principal factor that independently resulted the Natufian cultural change towards sedentism during the sudden cold climatic event by uniformly domesticating animals and intensifying plant production across the Levant area (...   [tags: emmergence of agriculture, Nufian community]

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The Origins Of The Neolithic Revolution

- Ever since the Neolithic revolution, humans have thrived via the use of civilization. As the ancients have figured out, two heads are better than one; communication and teamwork has been a source of man’s development ever since we have come to exist. No better example of this exists than the essence of society itself. Civilization included several important factors, which separate it from nomadic life: A form of government, specialized jobs, and social classes. Before organized civilization humans lived in small nomadic hunter-gatherer tribes that simply moved about from place to place following food, or avoiding external conditions....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Ancient history, Nile, Egypt]

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The Decline Of The Neolithic Revolution

- The Neolithic Revolution, which also called the Agricultural Transformation, took place between 10,000 and 8,000 years old in the Near East. This revolution began at the time that people started to practice farming. The growth of population made people to develop a new ability to adapt with the needs of the communities and to start to gather together in order to build up larger groups. The expansion of larger society and the development of farming provided more secure for the economic at that time....   [tags: Agriculture, Slash and burn, Shifting cultivation]

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Neolithic Revolution

- Prior to living in homes build to with stand the test of time, growing food their food source, and raising animals, humans were nomads who followed their food source around and were hunters and gathers. Although it took many years, from 8000B.C. to 3000B.C. for humans to go from hunters and gathers to a more common day life as we now know it, the result is referred to as the Neolithic Revolution the begins of human civilization. As the people of this time began to settle down and they began to both farm the land and domesticate animals for the better of the community....   [tags: Agricultural Research ]

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The Paleolithic Age : The Neolithic Or Agricultural Revolution

- 1. In the Paleolithic Age (before the Neolithic or agricultural revolution), what kinds of diseases did hunter-gatherers tend to suffer from. What diseases were largely absent among hunter-gatherers. Why. During the Paleolithic Age there were two primary sources for disease causing illnesses. The first category of disease was altered to the primate man-like lineages and continued the evolution process into the human relatives or humans. This type of disease pathogens included lice, yaws, pinworms, and perhaps malaria....   [tags: Infectious disease, Infection, Epidemiology]

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The Discovery Of Agriculture During The Neolithic Revolution

- 12,000 years ago, the discovery of agriculture triggered such a change in society and the way in which people lived that we now call this important era in time the “Neolithic Revolution.” Traditional hunter-gatherer lifestyles were cast away in favor of more permanent settlements and a reliable food supply. Agriculture helped form cities and civilizations, and because crops and animals could now be farmed to meet growing demand, populations skyrocketed from around five million people 10,000 years ago, to more the more than seven billion people that walk this earth today.1 Since the birth of agriculture farmers across the world have been altering the genetic makeup of the crops they grow....   [tags: DNA, Genetically modified food]

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Women And Women During The Neolithic Age

- Before the Neolithic age, there was a time when men and women were relatively equal in their power and capabilities. Archeologist have clues that allow them to believe the men and women had no power hierarchy, meaning no matriarchy or patriarchy. As times changed and men and women gained abilities to control more of what they could do, there was a huge shift in power. This shift was between men and women during the Agricultural Revolution. With there being so many different European civilizations, there were many ways this shift affected men and women and their subsequent generations....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Arranged marriage]

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Magin during the Pre-Neolithic and Neolithic Culture

- I will be looking at magic in prehistoric Europe and the part it played in pre-Neolithic/Neolithic cultures. From this, I hope to reach an understanding of the part magic played in this time and how it progressed into later cultures. As there is no literary evidence for this time frame we must rely on the archaeological finds, in particular various phallic imagery, statuettes, cave art and monuments. These elements all point in one way or another towards an involvement with the religious beliefs of the time....   [tags: Prehistoric Europe]

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The Paleolithic and Neolithic Stone Ages

- The Paleolithic and Neolithic Stone Ages The first scholars that existed named the whole period of human devolvement the “Stone Age.” The stone age is divided into three periods which are Paleolithic which means the old Greek age, Mesolithic and Neolithic which is the new Greek age. The Paleolithic and Neolithic stone ages have many great differences and has changed greatly between the two periods. The Paleolithic is divided into three phases which are Lower, Middle, and Upper. The upper stone age began about 42,000-37,000 years ago and has continued up until the ice age ended....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages

- The separation of the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages mark a great divide in the lives and cultures of prehistoric peoples. Many aspects of everyday life were modified to suit a new standard of living. Society, Economy, and Technology were greatly affected by the "Agricultural Revolution" that spawned the Neolithic Age. The Paleolithic Age, Greek for "Old Stone", is the era of the emergence of modern man. During this age, man was a hunter-gatherer species. Due to the plentiful sources of animals and plants, man could simply follow the herds and their migratory patterns....   [tags: World History]

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The Discoveries Of Radiocarbon Dating And Stratigraphy

- According to Jennifer Hattam, a freelance journalist based in Istanbul, Turkey’s Neolithic city of Catalhoyuk was a very rural settlement in the central of modern day Turkey that lasted for nearly 2,000 years starting approximately 9,500 years ago around 7500 B.C. It is one of “the world’s largest and best preserved early settlements” (Hattam 35). As of today, Ian Hodder, the current excavation director of the Neolithic settlement since 1993, and his team are finishing their excavation efforts and are working on putting the thousands of artifacts they found into context in order to understand the societal and environmental interactions that took place when the city was inhabited....   [tags: Neolithic, Neolithic Revolution, Domestication]

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Paleolithic and Neolithic Cultures

- Paleolithic and Neolithic Cultures The Paleolithic "Old Stone" era began in about 40,000 - 10,000 B. C. The beginning of this period was marked by the first human hunter-gatherer societies. Hunting, fishing, and gathering of fruits and nuts were the main economic endeavors at the time. The responsibilities in these hunter-gathering societies were shared. The men of this period did the very dangerous hunting of large wild animals like bison and reindeer, while women gatherer fruits and nuts for an entire year....   [tags: Papers]

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The Modern Innovation And Human Advancement

- The modern innovation and human advancement has provided everything that one can imagine in today’s world. However, the history of human advancement can be trace back to 9000 B.C.E. The Neolithic era was the transition of nomadic population, who gained their food largely from foraging into the agricultural life and settlement. The significant adaptation of the people in Neolithic era was agricultural and domestication, which is known as Neolithic Revolution or the Agricultural Revolution. This transformation of early human society was largely influence by the warmest climate and the rapid population growth....   [tags: Neolithic, Neolithic Revolution, Domestication]

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Neolithic Pottery

- Neolithic is of or relating to the cultural periods of the Stone Age beginning around 10,000 B.C. in the Middle East and later elsewhere, characterized by the development of agriculture and the making of polished stone artifacts. The Neolithic Period is also called the New Stone Age. Many water pots and ceramic figures were found in the ruins of Neolithic society plots of earth. People of Neolithic times made many artifacts that were symbolic of their ways of life and culture such as water pots, fish, hunting and medical objects....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Neolithic Park

- Neolithic Park      "Thanks for that update, Bob," said the aged anchor person. His voice was rough and deep, as though he had been to sea recently and had taken home a throat lined with thick salt water. He sounded too serious, but friendly enough to be a local newscaster for a maximum audience of perhaps 20,000 bored stiff eyes. "And now we have a related story about the new sporting goods store here in Sidney. Nan Johnstone is there live. Nan?"      "Yes, Phil. Thanks." Nan was an aged person as well, who doubled as the station's investigative reporter and local happening's person....   [tags: Creative Writing Short Stories Hunting Essays]

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Developmental Origins of Permanent Inequality from Neolithic Revolution to Urban Revolution

- The revolutionary evolution of culture can be analyzed through a shift in complexity of social organization. Population growth triggered a need for cohesion, resource surplus, distribution and regulations of surplus implicating widespread population trade networks. These causal factors of the Neolithic Revolution incorporate other potential causal factors that implies through these three pathways a sociopolitical transformation developed, Urbanization. By identifying the Neolithic revolutionary factors this paper will be able to directly correlate the urbanization aspect in a generalized cause and effect description....   [tags: Social Issues, The Revolutionary Evolution]

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From Marine Resources in the Mesolithic to Terrestrial Resources in the Neolithic in Europe

- The past of Europe is intriguing while loaded with many controversial topics that require the piecing together of fragments. One interesting topic that I have studied throughout my career at Salisbury as an archaeology major is fishing and the different ethics that are behind it. In the case of Europe some important factors of fishing include different methods, the specific species being targeted, particular culture areas, and bone analysis that is done to examine the different species being utilized....   [tags: change of diet draft]

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Skara Brae- A Stone Age Village

- Skara Brae is a Neolithic (stone age) village located on the Orkney Islands, found north of Scotland (see image 1). Using radiocarbon dating, it has been discovered that Skara Brae was one of the earliest farming villages in Britain having been inhabited over 5000 years ago. It was due to isolation and minimal changes to the landscape that a village that was created between 3100 and 2500 BC is one of the best preserved villages in northern Europe today. Due to Skara Brae being prehistoric, and therefore, writing had not yet been developed, any evidence found on the site is archaeological....   [tags: Neolithic, Orkney Isalnds, Scotland]

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Man's Transition to Agriculture

- During mans transition to agriculture human achievements were both interesting and essential even though archeologists needed to interpret the remains of tools, cave paintings and burial sites. The social norms adopted during this period led to the creation of society as we know it today. Agriculture led to the formation of more complex societies where people were able to settle in one place for longer periods focus on economic, political, and religious goals which helped to increase the number of people in the world....   [tags: History, Neolithic Revolution]

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Animal Forms Of Prehistoric Art : A Discussion About The Changing Depictions Of Animals From Paleolithic Art

- Animal Forms in Prehistoric Art: A discussion about the changing depiction of animals from the Paleolithic period to the Neolithic period. Including a discussion of the sociological causes that may have determined a change in style. The Paleolithic Era or The Old Stone era is an age of prehistoric. It diffused from around 2.6 million years ago to about 10000 years ago. Whereas the Neolithic period or as some know it as The New Stone Age, embarked about 10,000 Before Christ and ceased amidst 4500 and 2000 Before Christ in a multifarious region of the world....   [tags: Neolithic, Paleolithic, Stone Age, Mesolithic]

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Film Analysis On The Neanderthal Man Of The Era 10.000 Bce

- Film Analysis on: 10,000 BC This is not a movie review of the movie 10.000 BC but an analysis on the first characters that we meet in the beginning of the film the Neanderthal man of the era 10.000 BCE. I will try to discuss the culture, lifestyle, clothing, religion, and beliefs presented in the first 20 minutes of the theatrical epic adventures of these characters. The film 10.000 BC depicts a humanoid culture building pyramids by harnessing elephants in what appeared to be the Nile River valley....   [tags: Human, Neanderthal, Neolithic, Human evolution]

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The Paleolithic Age And Paleolithic Ages

- First of all the Paleolithic age is a hard one to get exact facts on. This is due to the fact that there are no written records about how they lived and their way of life. However, scholars are able to learn about the Paleolithic people through other items besides writing. These items include; their cave paintings, seeds that were fossilized, and especially stones. The Neolithic age, on the other hand, is easier to find out information on because there were actual writings that came from that era....   [tags: Neolithic, Paleolithic, Stone Age, Mesolithic]

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Gobekli Tepe : The Original Eden

- Gobekli Tepe:The Original Eden In the chapter of genesis, the creation story of the bible, the first man and woman had been created in the likeness of God within the Garden of Eden; along with a diversity of animals that would co-exist under the dominion of the “first ever” recorded human beings. However, the question remains; where had this elusive Garden of Eden been located. Was it an actual physical location on this earth, or was it otherworldly....   [tags: Human evolution, Human, Neolithic, Culture]

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History Before Writing : How Do We Know?

- Visual Sources Considering the Evidence: History before writing: How Do We Know. Based on these images, historians derive that the Paleolithic life from the rock art of gathering and hunting peoples if they were examples of totemic thinking or they represented hunting magic. Hunting magic as in to enhance the success of these Paleolithic people. The historian 's list went on and on because no one really knows the truth about them. However, what they got out of these discoveries, was that it gave evidences of the Paleolithic life of gathering and hunting....   [tags: Neolithic, Paleolithic, Mother goddess, Prehistory]

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The Maya Civilization

- Since the Neolithic revolution, humans began to adopt a new process towards new practices, such as intensive agriculture, religion, rituals, etc. With technological advances, as well as ideological ones, early societies started to acquire a socio-political framework similar to the one in place in our current society. One of the societies that was well perceivable due to its large influence in Meso America, and their large territory was the Mayan society. In fact, during their most prosper centuries (250- 900 C.E.), the Mayas were able to expand their cultural, ideological and religious systems across Mexico and nearby countries....   [tags: neolithic revolution, religion, rituals]

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The Nature Side Of Human Beings

- Culture came before any civilization could have been thought of and that’s because culture is basically like the nature side of human beings. Nature is the instinct that 's been planted in our system; the basic need for survival. Culture came before civilization because human beings weren’t worried about who was going to run for president but what they’re were going to eat that night. Homo Habilis, the first known human being to walk the earth, was nomadic; meaning they followed animals wherever they went....   [tags: Neolithic, Stone Age, Euphrates, Sumer]

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The Greatest Achievement Of Paleolithic People

- Upon entering the world, we know very little and as we grow our parents and family help us learn how to survive. Imagine living in a time where you could hardly communicate and you 're only two worries were food and survival. Welcome to the Stone Age. Joseph Campbell once said, "the cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.". The humans who roamed the earth during the Paleolithic period certainly made significant achievements which led to many great advancements. One significant achievement was learning to communicate through paintings, drawings, and symbols....   [tags: Stone Age, Paleolithic, Prehistory, Neolithic]

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The Paintings of the Past

- An important communication tool was utilized during the Neolithic time. Cave drawings are essential to archeologists today because it is man’s method to illustrate the story of evolution. The symbols, colors, and locations will catch the eye of many, but the ultimate question still remains. How do the cave and rock drawings connect to the prehistoric times. Why is it important. Where is it located. The importance of Art presents archeologist with a picture into the Past. From Cave and rock art, to the preservation of the paintings, to finally the meaning behind the art, archeologists then can discover how people lived and what it was like back then....   [tags: research paper, neolithic time, caves]

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The Pleistocene Epoch

- Preface: Ecological Inception The end of the Pleistocene epoch which had blanketed the globe in its last Ice Age approximately 11,800 years ago – paved the way for the Holocene epoch and its interstadial environmental changes (World Almanac Education Group, Inc. 2014). The essential global warming of the Holocene gave rise to bodies of water due to melting glacial masses, and altered habitable landscapes replacing the barren tundra with a wide-variety of prominent forests and an abundance of vegetation (Mithen; Ed....   [tags: Human, Human evolution, Pleistocene, Neolithic]

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Dr. Martin Luther King 's The Song Ball Of Confusion By The Temptations

- holding a sign say “I am a Man,” and Mr. Jones asked did anyone know the significance of the picture. Being the elder of the group, I answered that this was one of the men on strike against the city of Memphis in 1968, which lead to Dr. Martin Luther King to come to the city to support the garbage workers. This eventually was the place where Dr. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The visit to the Reuther Library was fantastic, which I enjoyed thoroughly and it was very informative. January 25, 2016 brings the class a song from Brother Ali called Morning in America....   [tags: World War II, Great Depression, Neolithic]

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- One of the most mysterious places in the world, Located in Wiltshire, England in a wide open grassy field sits Stonehenge a lard circle of randomly placed rocks. Sometime around 1300 BC the first stage of construction began, many experts argue the different times of when Stonehenge was constructed (Historykings, 2011). The most controversial thing about Stonehenge is its use. There are many thoughts of what Stonehenge was used for, some thoughts may be based on their religious and spatial beliefs....   [tags: British History, Neolithic People]

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Technology And Its Impact On Society

- In today’s society, technology is used in almost every aspect of living. The use of advanced technology has made the lives of multiple people easier than a life without the technology. With this advanced technology love is found online, tasks are completed at a faster pace, skills are acquired and families are brought together. Some believe that without the advancement in technology, society would have never evolved into the wonderful place it is today. Multiple events and movements have helped in advancing technology in various ways....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, Neolithic]

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Technology Has Changed Our Lives

- Advancement in technology started from the development of fire in the Stone Age. Since then, technology has been continuously changing in a very fast speed. It was not too long ago when we used to make telephone calls, travel in steam-engine trains, and search book stacks in the library for a research. In last ten years, technology has advanced so dramatically that its impact on our lives has become immeasurable. We can now travel around the world in few hours, access huge amount of information in milliseconds, and video-chat with each other....   [tags: Facebook, Social network service, Neolithic]

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The History of Art

- The past history have a huge impact on the future. From the ancient art history until current years it is safe to say that the art changed drastically, it shows that people nowadays have different values, styles and priorities in life. The past teaches people about the future and helps to avoid mistakes. In the Paleolithic period, where folks were focusing on hunting and gathering, where everyday life was dynamic, meaning they were moving from one place to another in search of better resources (Upper Paleolithic, 28) to Mesopotamian period where things were more certain and people liked to stay in one place....   [tags: Neolothic, ziggurats, temple]

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Exploring Life at Mehrgarh and Its Importance as One of the Major Cities of the Indus Valley Civilizations

- This paper explores life at Mehrgarh and its importance as one of the major cities of the Indus valley civilization. Mehrgarh represents long chronological sequence from the 7th millennium to the 3rd millennium B.C. which has been divided into seven main periods from the Pre-Ceramic Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The third period belongs to the farming society (agriculture and animal husbandry). For decades archaeologists believed that plants and animals were first domesticated in the near east (Israel, Lebanon, Syria, south west Turkey, Iraq, western Iran) early in Holocene (8000 to 10000 years ago)....   [tags: Neolitic sites in Pakistan]

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The Agricultural Revolution: Augmentation and Dissemination

- The blessing and curse of the Agricultural Revolution is advocated with its augmentation and dissemination. Taking the stipulative definition of “blessing” and “curse” from the original premise, one can only superimpose the layman’s terms of “negative” and “positive”. Upon examination of the two classifications within the Neolithic Period and ancient Mesopotamian civilization one can confirm the premise. Therefore, the agriculture revolution was a blessing and a curse for humanity. Human society began to emerge in the Neolithic Period or the New Stone Age....   [tags: Agriculture]

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The Role of Women in Ancient Times

- About 15,000 to 20,000 years ago, toward the end of the final ice age, societies that were most favored by climate and physical geography started to make the evolution from the lengthy period of brutal Old Stone Age, or Paleolithic to a more sustainable and settled way of life relying on agriculture and animal domestication. (Olson, p2) This transition period, or New Stone Age well savagery known as the Neolithic Period, led to raise in population eventually, advancement in the size of societies, and to the emergence of urban life....   [tags: ice age, evolution, domestication]

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Pizza, A Food Of Various Origins And Multiple Styles

- For millennia, pizza, a food of various origins and multiple styles, has played an important role in the diet of those who inhabited the land now called Italy. Neolithic nomads, the Etruscans from the North, and the Greeks from southern regions were the three earliest societies to develop pizza prototypes, for example, focaccia. Each group made small adaptations that changed the original product into a slightly more refined dish. As early as the Stone Age, Neolithic hunter-gatherer tribal groups foraged throughout what would become Italy for wild grains, among them wheat varieties such as emmer and einkorn, as well as barley....   [tags: Pizza, Naples, Bread, Italian cuisine]

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The Craft of Using Jade in China

- From the prehistoric period, due to its luminous translucency and tough quality, jade was deemed precious. Hence, in China it had a sacrosanct position and was predominantly carved for decorative and ritual purposes, rather than for utilitarian uses. Among the Chinese jade cultures in the Neolithic period, the Hongshan culture, located in an extensive area ranging from Inner Mongolia to western Liaoning province, marked the heyday. This northeastern Neolithic culture with distinctive features in jade craft gave birth to coiled dragons....   [tags: ornamental, dragon, culture]

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The Mark of Agriculture

- There have been several major revolutions throughout human history. V. Gordon Childe explains them as; The Neolithic Revolution, The Urban Revolution and The Industrial Revolution. (Harris 1994) These revolutions mark monumental periods in human history. The Neolithic revolution took place approximately ten to twelve thousand years ago in an area of the Middle East we call the Fertile Crescent. When agriculture first took hold there they began by cultivating wheat. From there agriculture spread to the surrounding areas and into Asia Minor....   [tags: nutrition, malnutrition, diet, food]

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Agriculture in Mesoamerica

- Agriculture was fundamental to prehistoric societies and an addictively trend that eventually replaced hunter-gathers societies. It has become debatable if agriculture produced Jordon Childe’s ‘Neolithic Revolution’ or that it served ulterior purposes in religious and social agendas but it is certain that it spread across the world possibly through natural cause or the direct influence of human activity. In the case of Mesoamerica these debates tend to favour agriculture as a revolution to improve sustenance and result from both the intentional actions of humans and the natural environment that endorsed productivity....   [tags: Causes, Expansion, Advantages]

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Big Geography and the Peopling of the Earth

- ... Church and state were often merged as rulers and also dealt with conflict together. 35. Religions promote a sense of unity due to the code that followers believe in. 36. Judaism main belief is in one God or monotheism and all their beliefs and teachings are in the Hebrew Bible. 37. Hinduism has a caste system and believe and promote teachings of reincarnation. 38. Universal religion is usually spread and often transcend cultures and to be actively recruit new followers. Universal religions has existed in China, India, Rome and many more regions....   [tags: midterm exam outline review]

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An Overview of The Built Heritage of Ireland

- The built heritage of Ireland takes many forms and spans thousands of years. Built heritage is one of the most visible features in the Irish countryside, with ringforts, castles, churches and landed gentry houses found in all areas of the island. Built heritage sites in Ireland come under the remit of several national government organisations such as OPW, the Heritage Council and local county councils. All heritage buildings and sites in Ireland are protected by the National Monuments Act (1930) and the Ancient Monuments Protection Act (1882)....   [tags: The Built Heritage]

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Gender, Gender And Its Expectations

- Within western culture, gender is assigned through sex assessment which dictates everything individuals should and should not do. Gendered interaction is enforced from birth. Messages of gender and its expectations guide children as they grow, drawing influences from the media, religion, and community. Failure to follow the expectations of an assigned designation can result in children being forced to play with toys and engage in occupations that they do not enjoy to avoid social ridicule and neglect....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Transgender]

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The Rise of Architecture

- The rise of architecture Over the past few years, countless architects have been famous because of their awe inspiring works. Most of their works inspires architects to improve their creations aesthetically. Thus creating new and more modern styles. High rise buildings, homes and structures are built, they are aesthetically enticing to the eyes and pleasing to the clients and clientele. Architects today prove that things are possible with the aid of a great mind, logic and creativity because everything is limitless in the minds of those who thinks endlessly about the future and about improving....   [tags: structures, building, design]

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Cultures Connected

- Culture is defined as the sum total of the ways of living built up by a group and passed on from one generation to another. Throughout history different groups have evolved into their own cultures. Numerous countries have branched out and found their own paths in which they pass down to their youth. Although each culture is different they each derived from civilization. When tracing the background of different societies, it is found that there are certain cultural features that are communal to other civilizations throughout the world....   [tags: civilization, agriculture, religious customs]

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Changes in Human Civilization

- Our lives today are different from people 6,000 years ago. A lot of things have changed from then to now. Hunting and gathering were things people 6,000 years ago had to do in order to survive. It was the historical divide between the Old Stone age and the new stone age around 11,000 B.C.E that reflects very evident developments brought about by changes in the climate, which led to the development of managed food production, which in turn, fostered settlements that could trade with one another, both locally and over long distances (Western Civilization 17 edition, 5)....   [tags: stone age, society, mesopotamia]

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Women's Roles in Ancient Times

- Women's Roles in Ancient Times For years, people have said that since the beginning of civilization our society has been patriarchal. This assumption is wrong. Archeological evidence proves that in the beginnings, the cultures were female-centered, with a creator goddess. Women's roles were valued as more important than men's role specially because they could give birth. Although this is true, no evidence suggests that these cultures had a matriarchal society. In fact, the evidence found supports the idea of a society where men and women worked side by side sharing the labor, with different roles or tasks, but all equally important....   [tags: Females Sociology Sociological Papers]

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Attitudes Towards Animals In N

- Attitudes Towards Animals in Neolithic and Assyrian Times Animals have been viewed differently by different cultures. This is evident when comparing the wall painting of a deer hunt from the Neolithic period (Gardner, 38) and the reliefs of Ashurbanipal hunting lions and the dying lions from the Assyrian dominated period of the ancient near east (Gardner, 56). The deer hunt scene, painted at Catal Huyuk c. 5750 BC, depicts several humans hunting two large deer and one small deer. The reliefs, sculpted at Nineveh c....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Greek History

- Greek History Works Cited Missing Relatively little is known about the nature of life in Greece during the Neolithic and Early Helladic periods. Since there are no written records from these periods in Greek history, it is only possible to learn about the cultures that existed during this time by studying the remains of their settlements. The sites of Sesklo, Dimini, and Lerna are all good examples of the types of settlements that existed on mainland Greece from the Middle Neolithic period to the Early Helladic....   [tags: Greece Historic Historical Essays]

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Allasdale Dunes

- Excavations of the Allasdale Dunes on the island of Barra, in the Western Isles of Scotland, were undertaken by Wessex Archaeology and funded by Videotext Communications Ltd., in May of 2007. The site, which include findings from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, and Iron Age periods, was unearthed after a storm blew away the sand dunes and revealed the site. Barra has a vast archaeological history, and the excavation of this site yielded great findings, including pottery, worked stone, human remains and more....   [tags: Skeleton Burials, Wessex Archeology]

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Humans and Nature: The Sad Truth about the Relationship between Humans and Earth

- Since the shift into the Holocene era with the rise of sedentism throughout various millenniums across six continents to present day human ingenuity, respect and attention towards the site gradually declined as technologies advanced human capability and chances of survival. Digging deep in time back to the ancestral hunter-gathering tribes of southwestern France in the Caves of Lascaux, where the site was the structure itself, shifting towards the Anasazi of Mesa Verde who created a structure utilizing the site, finally ending with modern day commercial chain buildings stamped onto landscape with neither respect nor consideration of natural landform and the grim outlook for...   [tags: Humans and Nature]

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Collective Discussion: An Exhibit of the Civilization that was Catalhoyuk

- Representing the vast neolithic civilization that was Catalhoyuk in a single exhibit is a difficult task that requires an incorporation of three specific things: tangible artifacts taken from the site of Catalhoyuk, visual aides explaining the archaeological data regarding the artifacts, and live archaeologists to explain the data to exhibit visitors. My exhibit will include all of these. Laid out in a circular room, with 3 possible entrances--one between each section of the exhibit--my exhibit will include three separate sections that present figurines, food practices, and cultural findings, directly derived from the excavation at the Catalhoyuk site....   [tags: Archaeology]

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Techniques Used For the Diagnostic of Ancient Tuberculosis Remains

- Summary Tuberculosis is today one of the most spread infectious human diseases, being caused by a group of closely related species included in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC). Molecular studies targeting tuberculosis affected human remains are important in order to understand the evolution of specific genomic sites related to virulence. The aim of this review is to describe several techniques that are useful for theconfirmation of pathogen persistence in the human archaeological remains....   [tags: human diseases, molecular bioarchaeology]

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Comparative And Contrastive Analysis Of Films Rabbit Proof Fence

- Comparative and Contrastive Analysis of the Films Rabbit-Proof Fence and Trudell: Hidden Genocide and Stolen Generations “This people... make me sick!” (Rabbit-Proof Fence). Although these words expressed by young Molly Craig in Rabbit-Proof Fence are not considered grammatically correct, they reveal the true feelings of the aboriginal people around the world toward the dominating settlers of their land. Trudell and Rabbit-Proof Fence tell a similar story in different ways. John Trudell, in the documentary Trudell, explains his life fighting for Native Americans’ rights during the Alcatraz Takeover, whereas in Rabbit-Proof Fence, Philip Noyce tells a story of the lives of the Aboriginal Pe...   [tags: Indigenous peoples of the Americas]

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Greece Will Make A Great L ' International Trip

- Greece would make a great W’international trip because it could appeal to many different people of many different majors. A religion major can enjoy an in depth study on the famous Greek Mythology. A philosophy and a political science major could enjoy the readings involving Socrates and Aristotle. An English and Art major would enjoy reading the poetry and art that came from Greece and has continued to influence the world. A history major would enjoy learning about how these things connected and affect the culture of the nation....   [tags: Greece, Ancient Greece, Peloponnesian War, Athens]

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The Impact Of Technological Advancement On The Industrial Revolution

- Throughout history technology has been one of the most defining aspects of any time period. Technological advancement is often utilized to increase the human condition making life easier and increasing a societies chance of survival however what follows is not only a technological advancement, but also a change in the way societies interact and behave. Weather it be the creation of science during the age of reason, the advancement in communication and transportation in the industrial revolution, or the discovery of farming in the Neolithic revolution, each advancement in technology has led to a significant change in the political and social standards of society....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, History of technology]

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The Changing Role of Women in Ancient Civilizations

- Henrik Ibsen once said, “A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view.”(Notable Quotes) Ibsen’s statement exemplifies what life was like for women during ancient times. In many of the organized ancient civilizations, it was very common to find a primarily patriarchal civilization in government as well as in society. The causing factors can be attributed to different reasons, the main being the Neolithic Revolution and the new found dependence on manpower it caused....   [tags: Women's Rights ]

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Origins of Agriculture: the stepping stone for civilization

- Most people do not think highly of the farmer and of agriculture in general. After all, there is no "visible" connection between the rural and the urban life. As long as the food is on the table or in the market, agriculture is simply not important to most people. However, not that many people think that school, sports, movies, and society would not be possible without agriculture. Agriculture was a crucial science that gave rise to the earliest of settlements and allowed humans to grow. Agriculture began around the same time in different areas around the world and with agriculture came the very start of modern civilization....   [tags: Agriculture]

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The Bias of History: When Truth Becomes Subjective

- Throughout the course of human events, it has become the widespread practice of many men and women to devote their lives to the study of the men, women, and associated civilizations that came before them; in short, the study of history. History in itself, for those that study it, presents the challenge of ascertaining the truth about the past. This process includes the discovery of such fundamental elements as how past civilizations made their living, where and what they used to provide for their basic needs, and what they chose to produce in their leisure time; all of which can generally be reached from observation of physical evidence and primary sources alone....   [tags: Gender Bias, Social Order]

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Stonehenge, Kritios Bay, and the Portrait of Constantine

- While reading Chapter One, the first thing that caught my eye was Stonehenge. Though not a traditional piece of artwork such as a painting or sketch, this strategically placed grouping of stones has always had me intrigued. This sculpture dates back to 2550-1600 BCE, and also is classified of one the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. (Kleiner, 2013) The 45-50 ton rocks create a circle, with various rocks place on top of one another. The tall vertical rock is titled a monolith and the horizontal rock is the lintel, which supports the vertical rocks and creates an opening....   [tags: The Evolution of Art]

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A Brief Note On Slash And Burn Agriculture

- III. Slash and Burn Agriculture Slash and Burn Agriculture is a widely used method of cultivating crops in usually temperate or tropical regions. It is the process which forested land is clear cut and any remaining vegetation is burned, the ash remains contain a nutrient rich top soil that helps fertilize crops. After years of cultivation the fertility of the soil decline and weeds increase, causing the farmers to shift to a new plot. Traditionally the old plot was left uncultivated, reverting itself into a secondary forest of bush and within a decade it could be reused....   [tags: Agriculture, Sociology, Domestication, Human]

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Comparing Modern Humans to our Ancient Ancestors

- The Paleolithic era is known as the time when early humans developed tools made out of stone, hence the name “ Old Stone Age”. This dates back to one of the times in prehistory and is regarded as the stage where the human developed. The early people of the Paleolithic era were hunters and gatherers, which meant they survived on either what they could kill or eating berries and nuts. Today, the contemporary human has since evolved to a more dominant species, are more technologically advanced, have written language, and no longer have to rely on killing animals to survive....   [tags: Paleolithic Era]

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The History and Development of Sliced Bread

- ... He presented the slicer to many bakers, but they believed the machine would fail because there was no mechanism in place to prevent the bread from becoming stale. Rohwedder formed Mac-Roh Sales & Manufacturing Company to sell the machine to individual bakers and corporations. Around the time Rohwedder depleted his monetary supply, he met with a friend named M. Frank Bench who owned the Chillicothe Baking Company. Bench was the first to employ Rohwedder’s machine to produce sliced bread. The two subsequently decided to market the bread under the name Sliced Kleen Maid Bread....   [tags: revolutionizing the American way, toasters]

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Discovery Of Raised Bread in Egypt

- The piece of art that I will be discussing about is how the Ancient Egyptians first discovered the art of making modern bread, over 4000 years ago during the Neolithic era. The Ancient Egyptian lives simply depended on agricultures; however, the majority of the people were involved in farming. Moreover, when the Ancient Egyptians discovered raised bread, the Egyptians understood the value of having leavened bread part of their lives. Bread was part of a daily diet in their lives, it was essential nourishment....   [tags: Ancient Civilizations ]

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Proof that Humans Interbred with Neanderthals

- Over the last few hundred years, more and more has been added to the world’s fossil collection, fossils from all over the world. New theories have been created and old theories have almost been proven about the evolution of man. For example, we have proof that different species of man existed with certain types of DNA sequences and instincts, some we may not have anymore, or some that other species did not have back then. Even though it is subjected to much debate, one of the most widely accepted theories however, is that Homo sapiens interbred with the slightly more primitive species of man, the Neanderthal....   [tags: human evolution, theories]

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The Development Of Structures By Humans

- The development of structures by humans was one of our great advances as a species. The idea that we can manipulate the materials around us to create structures for purposes shows an advancement of intelligence. Architecture has changed much throughout history. It has been influenced by many factors, such as religion, culture, time period, economy, and what was needed at the time of construction. Some structures have purpose, others are a mere form of art and expression. Regardless of being decorated lavishly or plainly made, the beauty of architecture is something we see everyday, and has been around for thousands of years....   [tags: Parthenon, Ionic order, Ancient Egypt, Doric order]

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Mongolia 's Political System Of Mongolia

-  Mongolia is a landlocked country in east-central Asia. It is bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west. While they do not share a border, Mongolia is separated from Kazakhstan by only . Ulaanbaatar, the capital and also the largest city, is home to about 45% of the population. Mongolia 's political system is a parliamentary republic. The area of what is now Mongolia has been ruled by various nomadic empires, including the Xiongnu, the Xianbei, the Rouran, the Turkic Khaganate, and others....   [tags: Mongolia, Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan]

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Richard Corfield 's Life Of Planets

- Richard Corfield educational and professional experiences make him very qualifies to write a book discussing the planets in the universe. Cornfield received his PhD from Cambridge University in Biogeochemistry. He has also worked with other individuals studying the greenhouse effect. Before writing the “Lives of Planets,” Corfield wrote two other science related books. Exploring, studying and writing about science content qualify Cornfield to write a book describing each planet. The main theme of “Lives of the Planets,” is the origin and composition of each planet and the universe surrounding them....   [tags: Solar System, Planet, Mars, Jupiter]

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Mental Illness : A Brief History

- Mental Illness: A Brief History in Its Treatment The only thing worse than an undiagnosed case of any form of mental illness is being turned away after a diagnosis. There are 43.8 million American adults and 21.4% of America’s children aged 13-18, that have been diagnosed with some form mental illness. (NAMI, 2015).   Archeological digs within the Babylonian, Mesopotamian, and Egyptian territories have unearthed trephined skulls. These artifacts serve as proof that mental illness and the treatment thereof dated back to 5000 BCE (Foerschner, 2010; Porter 10)....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Psychiatric hospital]

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The Great Sea By David Abulafia

- In the book “The Great Sea”, author David Abulafia goes thru the history of the Mediterranean. Trade starts in one place and will link to other civilizations in the Mediterranean. When the Capsian culture began to travel by sea, it did not start out with the concept of trade, but as a necessity to collect raw materials required for tools. At that time, no one claimed ownership of the materials, so trade was not an issue. It was not until the Neolithic period when evidence of trade could be seen where Neolithic cultures eventually had obsidian brought in from Anatolian area....   [tags: Greece, Mediterranean Sea, Sicily, Cyprus]

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The Origin of Food Production

- Establishing an adequate supply of food is historically one of the fundamental challenges facing mankind. The modern food infrastructure employed by contemporary society is rooted in the creation and innovation of food production. Its effective utilization decreases the level of societal labor contribution required and discourages food shortage trepidation amongst individuals. It is hard to fathom given the current status of our society massive agricultural-industrial complex that the hunter-gatherer organization of society dominated for more than 99 percent of our existence (Fagan 2007: 126)....   [tags: Sociology ]

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