The Origin of Food Cultivation in the Middle-East and the Human Environment Dynamics

Jonali Sarma Jonali Sarma
2018 International Journal of History and Research  
Food production and domestication of animals brought about revolutionary changes in the history of human civilization. The Neolithic period was different from the earlier Natufian phase, and PPN A phase although the structural continuation was seen at a different level. In about 10,000 BC, the Levantine Corridor emerged as a major hub for food cultivation. The Eincorn and Emmer Wheat brought about significant progress to the agricultural realm. It was the earlier Younger Dry as Period, which
more » ... o need to be studied in the study of the Neolithic. Climatic fluctuation occurred during the period, and the human beings with its increased coherent ability and technological know-how saw Neolithic as distinct from the Mesolithic and the Natufian period. From the hunting and foraging activities, we see the emergence of rudimentary social-ties and dwellings with the arrival of the Neolithic. The complexity in the social knitting and the feasting activities gathered momentum in due course of time. The sites like Catal Huyuk, Jericho and Ali-Kosh are exemplary evidence in the study of the Neolithic. The human progress and technological know-how provided the base for food cultivation. The study of the Neolithic brings about coherentide as and structural determinants, which would remain phenomenal attribute in the area of historical studies.
doi:10.24247/ijhrdec20182 fatcat:zk2cl77gmzg5ziy3jegh7wv364