Monthly Archives: May 2013

We were hunter-scavengers before we were hunter-gatherers

Archeological studies suggest that hominin were hunter-scavengers upto 2 million years ago. Continue reading

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Agricultural beginnings were during the pre-Holocene glacial period

The origins of agriculture from the evidence of stones used to grind grains lie at least 23000 years ago in the fertile crescent of west Asia and in the depths of the pre-Holocene glacial maximum. But new evidence from North China suggests that these origins of may well lie in many regions – roughly simultaneously and following much the same paths of development. Continue reading

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