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Early archaeological sites and the beginning of cultural diversity

The related properties account for many innovations in culture, behavior, adaptation, and technology which shaped the future course of humanity as we know it today. This long process has increasingly transformed the human experience from life in a natural environment to life in a largely built environment, from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle, through the more settled ways of life of farmers, herders, and fishermen, to the present day - when for the first time a majority of human populations now live in the artificial built environment of cities.

Related Scientific Institutions

  • Università degli studi di Roma la Sapienza (Italy)
  • University of Cambridge (UK)