The Pre‐Natufian Epipaleolithic: Long‐term Behavioral Trends in the Levant

  title={The Pre‐Natufian Epipaleolithic: Long‐term Behavioral Trends in the Levant},
  author={Lisa A. Maher and Tobias Richter and Jay T. Stock},
  journal={Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues},
Few cultural developments have taken on as much archeological significance as when people began living in villages and producing their own food. The economic, social, technological, and ideological transformations immediately preceding and following these changes were profound. Early models of culture change associated with pre‐agricultural societies of the Levant focused on the sudden, late origin of settled farming villages triggered by climate change. Accompanying this new economic and… 
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