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The influence of landscape
Wise knowing human. They are acceptable and innovative
homo sapiens in ice age europe
-cognitive and cultural changes
task-specific tools, long blades/atlas, cave art and personal achievement
The upper paleolithic
What do cognitive and cultural changes of upper paleolithic suggest ?
Changing view of landscape, surge in cultural knowledge, greater manipulation of environment.
Humans ability to survive
Power of culture
Mitigate environment factors
How we adapt to many environments?
Physically and socio-culturally
warmer, more precipitation
Early steps toward food production
-new adaptive strategies
-domestication of plants and animals
Today, forgers in marginal environments are:
Not suited for agriculture
Desert, rain forest, arctic regions
Horticulture, pastoralism, agriculture(intensive)
Small scale gardens