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Cultural-evolution-of-early-to-modern-humans.pptx

  1. 1. Cultural evolution of early to modern humans Dennis R. Arcillo, LPT
  2. 2. The Pre-historic Human Achievements
  3. 3. Cultural evolution or Sociocultural evolution Refers to the changes or development in cultures from a simple form to a more complex form of human culture. Happens as a result of human adaptation to different factors like climatic changes and population increase
  4. 4. Paleolithic Period Old Stone Age 1. Humans used stones found in nature. They used roughed stones for tools and weapons 2. They produced fire by rubbing two stones together 3. Monumental cave paintings and engravings were found 4. There was early use of language from the fact that humans traversed large swaths of land, established settlements, created tools, traded, and, and instituted social hierarchies and cultures. 5. There was absolute dependence on nature 6. Caves and rock shelters near water source served as their houses
  5. 5. Neolithic Period 1. They used polished and bladed stones. 2. They started agriculture and established settlement in permanent villages 3. There was more domestication of animals 4. Early men moved out of caves and went out to the coast 5. There was the appearance of crafts such as pottery and weaving 6. The had permanent homes, usually made of timber or mud bricks.
  6. 6. Characteristics of Human Societies - Large – practically - Social System –territorial - Culture Sharing - Sustain itself across generation - The recruitment of members from within
  7. 7. Types of Human Societies 1. Hunting and Food gathering Society - Earliest form of human society - People survive by foraging for vegetable foods - Small game fishing & hunting wild animals - Tools made up of stones, wood and bones
  8. 8. Types of Human Societies 2. Horticultural Societies - People learn to use human muscle power - Depends on domestication and farming - There’s already the political organization
  9. 9. Types of Human Societies 3. Pastoral Societies - Rely more on herding and domestication of animals - Nomadic way of living but in an ending quest for pasture and water
  10. 10. Types of Human Societies 4. Agricultural Society - use of plow in farming - There’s the creation of irrigation system
  11. 11. Types of Human Societies 5. Industrial Society - Mechanical means of production - Creates highly organize system of exchange between suppliers & Manufacturers
  12. 12. Types of Human Societies 5. Post-Industrial Society - Depends on specialize Knowledge to bring about Continuing progress of Technology - Characterize by the spread of computer industries
  13. 13. Metal Age 1. They began consciously to produce metals. 2. Changes in settlement organization, ritual life, and interaction between the societies were evident 3. They showed signs of being dependent on rivers as primary source of food.
  14. 14. Metal Age

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