8. Settlements

For Introduction to Anthropology 2019 there were three readings:

  • M&G ch. 6 (part 2 of 2), “Organization: 20,000 to 5,000 Years Ago” (139-145)
  • Melinda Zeder, “Why evolutionary biology needs anthropology.” Evolutionary Anthropology (2018)
  • Fuentes on the “Human niche” (8-10)

This class picked up from the material on plant and animal domestication and then led directly into the discussion of state societies.


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