What does Subsistence Mean?. Lesson 5: Patterns of Subsistence. Ecology. A way of studying the relationship between an organism and the elements in an environment Darwinian natural selection Adaption Biological or Cultural
What does Subsistence Mean?
Patterns of Subsistence
The Agricultural Revolution takes hold at roughly 10,000 years ago in multiple places throughout the world.
Sheep, goats, wheat and barley in the Old World
Maize, cassava, and potatoes in the New World
Not all humans abandoned food foraging
Those that did settled in permanent villages
More food = more organisms
Changing ideas about personal property
With food production comes civilization and an economy
Many different crops
One or two main crops