Environment Studies 3
Environment Studies 3
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Date Created: 04/04/14
Environmental Studies 3 Professor Graves April 2 2014 Today s music Atmospheres from 2001 A Space Odyssey Film Clip Question Example What animal does the manape first club to death with a bone d tapir The Bone 2001 A Space Odyssey Director Stanley Kubrick based on book by Arthur C Clarke was not well received but now has cultlike status 0 The monolith the grey block that emitted high frequency sounds o Moonwatcher the alpha apeman he was the first one to touch monolith 0 Weapons femur of a zebra Moonwatcher uses it to strike the rib cage of the bones ls weapon 0 Game Moonwatcher uses the femur to kill game The group of manapes use the weapons to kill game They eat the meat and grow stronger After gathering strength the group fights another manape group and wins War is evented in this moment and Moonwatcher beats the alpha male of the other group 9 other group realizes that they too could grasp weapons in their opposable thumbs o Homo sapiens appears 150000 years ago Yali s Question 0 Jared Diamond Guns Germs amp Steel I Tries to answer Yali s Question I Idiosyncrasies of Diamond he tends to note dates 2000 years earlier than most historians I Environmental determinism I Environment allowed the ppl to do it or need it 0 New Guinea I Yali is from New Guinea a friend of Diamond I New Guinea is a very underdeveloped country 0 Cargo I Yali s Question Why do you people have so much cargo and bring it here when we have so little I Western society tries to prove their importance through their cargo Cellphones clothes planes cars etc o Proximate factors Pg 86 I Don t explain why 0 Ultimate factors I Do explain why Rancher Power Ch 9 0 Farmer power interchangeable with rancher power in Diamond I 80009000 BC animal domestication Diamond date 0 Fertile Crescent I First place where animals were domesticated evidence sheep and goats were domesticated 0 Northern Iraq I The place animal domestication began 0 Sheep goats pigs cattle horses Environmental Studies 3 Professor Graves I Cattles amp horses were domesticated much later I All domestic able animals are alike and all undomesticatable are unalike in their on way a paraphrase of Leo Tolstoy Anna Karina I Domestication No longer wild 0 Feeding milking sharing selective breeding I The big five Sheep amp goats 8000 BC pigs cattle horses 4000 BC 0 They are herding animals they overlap in territory amp peacefully coexist pack animals maintain a welldeveloped social structure for safety of the herd division of labors 0 Eurasia Diamond 0 What about camels I They are the 6 important animal out of 14 I Perfect desert animal has 2 toed feet that allow them to walk on sand without sinking I Can go days without food or water amp carry up to 1000 lbs I Has multiple eyelashes allows them to see in a sandstorm I Appears in Eurasia o Bactrian I 2 hump camel o Dromedary I 1 hump camel 0 CerealsPulses ch 78 0 Almond Trees Ch 7 I First domesticated plant I Nut trees that were not domesticated produced poison specifically cyanide I They found some good almonds that did not produce cyanide and they found that if they took seeds from the good tree and grew them to produce groves of good almond trees I Became one of the popular staple food in Old Mesopotamia 0 Wheat barley oats millet rice com9 cereals I Native to Eurasia I Corn is the only cereal that was in the Americas the others were not 0 Peas lentils chickpeas soybeans mungbean beans 9 pulses I Provided a huge part of the diet in Eurasia o Flax cotton hemp 0 Bottom line Eurasia had all the plants April 4 2014 Section Friday 9950 o 2001 Space Odyssey 0 Dependentl products 9bone tool shapens Environment as object of con ict claim Scarcity Control over resources power Manapes night amp day Safety Survival situation creates kinship groups OOOOO Environmental Studies 3 Professor Graves
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