How Did Austronesian Migrations Differ From Other Early Patterns Of Human Movements?

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Q: What was the sequence of human migration across the planet?
A: The sequence of human migration started in Africa then led to the Middle East and from there went into Europe, Asia and eventually into Australia.
Q: How did Austronesian migrations differ from other early patterns of human movement?
A: Austronesian migrations differed from other early patterns of human movement because they were undertaken by people who carried domesticated plants and animals with them and both genders went on the journeys. With this in mind it is believed that those migrants were planning, intentional colonization, which is a contrast to other migrations where nomads would go place to place in search of food and not try to colonize.
Q: In what ways did a gathering and hunting economy shape other aspects of Paleolithic societies?
A: In many ways a hunting and gathering economy shaped the aspects of Paleolithic societies, for instance, because these societies depended on hunting and gathering they became very egalitarian, which meant that those societies gave equal opportunities and believed in an equal set of principles. Along with those principals, Paleolithic societies had no formal government or ruler which made them freer of tyranny and oppression. However, there were the age old gender roles that still applied to everyday life. Men were to go and hunt and live up to the criteria of masculine identity while women would gather plants, but meat and wild game…

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