Foraging, Pastoralism, Progress & Ancient Technology
1) What are several ways Ju/`hoansi social organization relates to the subsistence pattern of hunting and gathering? What are ways Ju/`hoansi society is likely to change as the foraging way of life is eroded?
2) What are several criticisms of the Western notion of "progress" from an anthropological viewpoint?
3) What is the ancient technology reintroduced by Archaeologist Ann Kendall that has improved the lives of the people in an Andean country? Why was this technology lost to begin with? Where was it reintroduced and why? What impact is it having on the quality of life of the people of the area where it was reintroduced?
4) Using the Bakhtiari specifically, what are several key features of pastoralism?