Hunter and Gatherers Guide to the Sedentary Life

Benjamin Agwu

Hunter and Gatherers Guide to the Sedentary Life

Background

The YouTube video assigned by the professor was seen by me on February 5, 2017 and it provided information on hunters and gatherers. It explained how human beings became civilized from historical past. The video describes events that occurred thousands of years ago. The video went over domestication, nomadic life, and neolithisation.

Hunter and Gatherers

12,000 years ago, there was a time known as the ice age, and due to a major climate change the life of the hunter and gatherer life became so much easier. The temperature became warmer and there was an increase in wild animals for them to hunt. The ...

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life was a matter of necessity and was not done by chance. How long they stayed in a particular place was solely determined if the land was resourceful. Sometimes they can travel for as long three days before they stop or they can get settled in a place for a reasonable amount of time. Therefore they always looked for the best place to live. If it was ever threatened by other people they would fight over it to keep their land. The nomads wanted a place where they can hunt, fish and gather plants in peace.

Neolithic

While they was traveling they came across the Fertile Crescent, it was said to be blessed by the heavens. It was the only place that grew wild wheat and barley. They came across a village that had round huts with stone walls. This was the first sign of a sedentary lifestyle. In order to live there, the sedentary people had to fully maximize the potential of their environment and become extremely effective hunter and gatherers. It is often believed that geography ...

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Added: 4/26/2017 02:15:49 PM
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Category: World History
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