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  • adj. Of or pertaining to hunter-gatherers.


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  • Now, hunter-gathering is a different story; I could imagine humans being happy living that life.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Missing the Trees

  • In just 5,000 years, our version of humanity has gone from hunter-gathering to space travel.


  • It's difficult to understand how hunter-gathering people could have selectively "wiped out" the dire wolf, and not the "regular" or timber wolf.

    April 2010

  • On the other hand, the eventual domestication of corn, about 7,000 years B.P. marked a true watershed in pre-Hispanic life, enabling the abandonment of a nomadic hunter-gathering existence in favor of settlement in semi-permanent villages.

    Did You Know? Archaeologists have found fifteen-hundred-year-old kitchens

  • Many maintain a traditional swidden agriculture, with hunter-gathering and trading in artefacts; some today also live on mining and tourism.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • Back to Turkey … in the process of my search for citations of Wadley and Martin's article linking cereal and milk exorphins to the rise of both farming and civilization I came across some interesting data I thought might be of interest, from an anthropological survey of dental health in Anatolia from hunter-gathering times to the present that also happens to cite Wadley & Martin Koca et al., 2006.

    Nutrition and health in agriculturalists and hunter-gatherers | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • The full moon has had historic and religious significance going back thousands of years,since it was by the light of the full moon that many hunter-gathering tribes hunted, providing the best opportunities for a good catch.

    The Eternal Female: Worship of the Mother Goddess

  • This depression is made evident, says Robert Kelley in his survey of hunter-gathering peoples, because "when formerly mobile people become sedentary, the rate of population growth increases."

    The Lensman's Children

  • They might have dramatically overestimated how easy hunter-gathering is.

    You Will Know the Disgrace, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The main attraction of the park is the ruined city of the Maya Indians reflecting the cultural evolution of Mayan society from hunter-gathering to farming, with an elaborate religious, artistic and scientific culture which finally collapsed in the late 9th century.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala


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