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broad-spectrum evolution
started ~15k B.P. in Middle East and 12k B.P. in Europe, during which a wider range (broader spectrum) of plants and animals were hunted, gathered, collected, caught, and fished;

revolutionary b/c it led to food productn
Clovis tradition
Stone technology based on a projectile point that was fastened to the end of a hunting spear;

it flourished bet. 12k and 11k B.P. in North America
food production
human ctrl ovr the reproductn of plants and animals
Hilly Flanks
Woodland zone that flanks the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to the north;

zone of wild wheat and barley and of sedentism (settled, nonmigratory life) preceding food production.
sedentism
settled, nonmigratory life;

preceded food production.
maize
corn; domesticated in highland Mexico
manioc
Cassava; a tuber domesticated in the South American lowlands
Mesoamerica
Middle America, including Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize.

MexGuaBel--mexsquabble
Natufians
Widespread Middle Eastern culture, dated to bet. 12.5k and 10.5k B.P.;

lived on intensive wild cereal collecting and gazelle hunting and had year-round villages.
Neolithic
"New Stone Age"
coined to describe techniques of grinding and polishing stone tools;

the 1st cultural period in a region in which the 1st signs of domestication are present.
sedentism
settled (sedentary) life;

preceded food production in the Old World and followed it in the New World
teocentli
or teosinte, a wild grass;

apparent ancestor of maize.