The history of antiquity (v.4)

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The ability to make these great structures showed complexity and organization and food production, systematic trade, engineering, human labor, A term representing a period of time of the new stone age. a period after 12000 years ago when food producing through the domestication of plants and animals replaced foraging as the dominate mode of subsistence a drastic decrease in human population or size and or political/economical social complexity, over an area for an extended time.

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Publisher: University of California Libraries (January 1, 1877)


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