Week 3 - From Trust to Domination

Week 3 – From Trust to Domination

From Trust to Domination The Cree example on page 7 seems less like the archetypal example of a hunter gatherer society and more like a…

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WEEK 3 - Buillet and Other Readings

WEEK 3 – Buillet and Other Readings

Buillet Chapter 5 I like Buillet’s ideas concerning the lack of direct human knowledge or intervention in domestication. The accidental domestications he describes (such as…

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WEEK 2 - Bulliet

WEEK 2 – Bulliet

Chapter 1 Picking up this book the prospect of reading 79 pages at once (my original plan) was a little bit daunting, but I’m already…

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WEEK 1 - READINGS

WEEK 1 – READINGS

ENERGY AND ECOSYSTEMS This chapter begins by lamenting the human impact on the environment and the constant changes to the environment as a direct consequence…

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WEEK 1 - GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

WEEK 1 – GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

To preface, I have a bit of experience with this series and the book that it was based upon. A few of the history classes…

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