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  • Indeed, it would be truer to say that in general each breed of man which has changed its distribution has had to adopt sooner or later the types of culture appropriate to the regions into which it has penetrated, than to associate the spread of any element of culture so fundamental as the food-quest with the migrations of any racial type.

    The Unity of Civilization

  • And not only is men's hunger, and their sensitiveness to 'the same summer and winter' similar: their ways of satisfying hunger, their conduct of the food-quest, their elementary organizations 'for the sake of maintaining life', as Aristotle expressed it, exhibit one mental type throughout.

    The Unity of Civilization

  • The innate mobility of the human race, due primarily to the eternal food-quest and increase of numbers, leads a people to spread out over a territory till they reach the barriers which nature has set up, or meet the frontiers of other tribes and nations.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • The civilized state develops specialized frontiers -- men, armies, explorers, maritime traders, colonists, and missionaries, who keep a part of the people constantly moving and directing external expansion, while the mass of the population converts the force once expended in the migrant food-quest into internal activity.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • Otherwise such complex co-ordinations as those required for nest-architecture and food-quest would be inconceivable.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • It is favored by the persistent food-quest over wide areas incident to retarded economic methods, and by the loose attachment of society to the soil.

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

  • The civilized state develops specialized frontiersmen, armies, explorers, maritime traders, colonists, and missionaries, who keep a part of the people constantly moving and directing external expansion, while the mass of the population converts the force once expended in the migrant food-quest into internal activity.

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

  • The latter is favored by the physical adaptability of the human race to all climates and external conditions; it is stimulated by the food-quest, the pressure of foes, and the resultant restlessness of an unstable primitive society. [

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

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