They fished a great deal
They relied on welfare supplied by state-level societies
They spoke simplified languages
They lived in marginal environments that were of little interest to food-producing societies
They devolved to foraging from a more advanced level of subsistence
They did not have the skills or tools to do so
Their own economies provide a perfectly adequate and nutritious diet, with a lot less work
People naturally resist change, especially foragers
They had to ask for permission from the state to do so
They did not realize the advantages of food production
Intensive use of land and human labor
The use of irrigation and terracing
Developing almost exclusively in arid areas
Lack of proper knowledge about plant domestication
Periodic cycles of cultivation and fallowing
Has a significant impact on the environment but this impact is much localized and can be controlled
Can actually breed greater ecological diversity
Is least ecologically destructive when it is done with fuel-efficient machinery
Has significant environmental effects such as deforestation, water pollution, and reduction of ecological diversity
Is and ecological improvement over sectorial fallowing
They are all synonyms of a society's mode of production
A society's institutional mechanisms for making sure that everyone is productive
The ways a society organizes production
Labor forces organized by kinship ties
A society's major productive resources, such as land, labor, technology, and capital
Why has the myth of the profit-maximizing individual been so pervasive, despite evidence to the contrary?
What are the best ways to convince individuals in funding agencies of the value of ethnographic knowledge in the realm of economics?
What encourages overconsumption in western economies?
What motivates people in different cultures to produce, distribute or exchange, and consume?
What has been the impact globalization at the level of individuals?
Is characterized by the immediate return of the object exchanged
Is the characteristic form of exchange in egalitarian societies
Usually develops after redistribution but before the market principle
Disappears with the origin of the state
Is exemplified by silent trade
None of these exchanges are characteristic among members of a family