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Thoughtful foragers

a study of prehistoric decision making

by Steven J. Mithen

  • 119 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleolithic period,
  • Mesolithic period,
  • Hunting, Prehistoric,
  • Hunting and gathering societies -- Decision making -- Computer simulation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven J. Mithen.
    SeriesNew studies in archaeology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN772 .M52 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2183257M
    ISBN 100521355702
    LC Control Number89001016


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There’d be a lot more thoughtful writings, but without much intellectual specialization having arisen. Towns and firms would also still be small and less specialized. Or, imagine that the farming revolution had never happened, but that foragers had continued to advance for another two million years, also reaching a population like today.

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