48 Chapter 8: Subsistence Study Guide

Chapter 8 Study Guide

Subsistence

Use this study guide as you read the selected chapter, to help you focus on the important terms, concepts, people and places. This will also help you prepare for the quiz on this chapter.

  • Aché
  • Agriculture
  • Boserup
  • Broad spectrum diet
  • Built environment
  • Calusa (cultural group)
  • Carrying capacity
  • Commodity chain
  • Delayed return system
  • Domestic economy
  • Egalitarian social structure
  • Farming
  • Foodways
  • Foraging
  • Historical ecology
  • Horticulture
  • Immediate return system
  • Intercropping
  • Kalahari Desert
  • !Kung (cultural group)
  • Kwakwaka’wakw (cultural group)
  • Large-scale agricultural communities
  • Maasai (cultural group)
  • Malthus
  • Modes of subsistence
  • Mono-cropping
  • Multi-cropping
  • Neolithic Revolution
  • Pastoralism
  • Potlatch
  • Sahlins
  • Shifting cultivation
  • Staple crops
  • Subsistence system
  • “Three sisters” (crops) Typical population density for a group of foragers
  • World system
  • Yams

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