a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
an early type of modern man
Members of the order of mammals includes monkeys, apes, and humans
the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
skilled workers who make goods by hand
early people who lived during the Old Stone Age
to tame animals and plants for human use
an early ancestor of humans
an object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive tool or other relic from an earlier period
scientist who study human artifacts to learn about past cultures
the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
the shift from hunting of animals and gathering of food to the keeping of animals and the growing of food on a regular basis around 8,000 BC
(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
a particular society at a particular time and place
a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
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