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University of Toronto Scarborough
Genevieve Dewar

Anthro chapter 14 Holocene we live in today Mesolithic same are archaicend of hunter gatherer periodTerminology for Holocene knowGlaciers that were locked up in nother parts of Eurasia melt When they melt its inputing new fresh water in oceans and changes oceans dynamics and raise sea lvels dowing coastlines Drown all evidence of occupation in coastlines in north A and workdForests more move north Carolinian forests then grasslands follw Greater diversity now in all continents Development of new species and seasons Controls when new plants are available to harvestY axis time Beginning of Holoceneline across 012 and 10 000 yas ago between Point where Mainly warm Stage 1 todays marine isotope We are in stage 1Adaptationmajor environmental changeSince environment getting warm we see New plants and enimals we see but also see Extinction of mega fons masadons wooly mamoths etcbig mammals why do they die off is it human hunters have role to play in it or envornements In north America were clovis hunting mega fona Because environemtn being warm ppl thinkMajor environemtnal shift so development of 3 difs way to deal with it Increase diet in new variety of foods narrow deit so focus on one or two diff speices and ignore new species or specific regions where particular so many resoruces so new issues environemtn changing so they become sedentarystay in one place and protect territory Once sedentary you can protect access to resoruces and being influential in neolithinc revolutionMesolic is period of using wild foods in Europe and asia Archaice is north AmericaArchaic periodAlso the development of regional cultures Prior to holocene they were large regions but after ttransition to archaic there is regionilization after acess to too food So four things we see 1theres the development of plain huntersBisen are still arorund todayonly survived Continuation of paleoindian approach They focused narrowly of one species they uses numerous hunters to drive herds off cliffs and use large spear headsBone beds at Calgary is famous for this Looks like river of bones and they were stripped of meat Continuation of last of bisen were Narrowing the diet
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