ChAPTER 1 -- Part 9: The Neolithic Revolution and the
This was a dramatic redefinition of childhood, even as children serve older values in new ways.
Soci became more common in the population at large.
Most civilizations with agriculture, men took on functions that seemed developed written language, although only a minority could rather feminine, because they were linked to food gathering.
The majority of the time it was women's responsibility.
Men had less children to work with, but some were sent to school.
Code of law and other prescriptions were used by civilizations.
One common response was to say that new levels of culture emphasized authority over superiority over women.
There was a change in children's obligation to obey their parents.
It can also be seen as a kind of compensation.
Men could feel that not all traditions were for the benefit of their families, as civilizations tried to instill in children a willingness to work this extent.
An early Chinese said lost.
Children could be loved and preserved older emphases, with gods and goddesses dedicated could flourish, but there was a distinctive tone of strict disci to the hunt, even as they added rituals linked to planting and pline and disobedience in agricultural civilizations that aided harvesting.
Agriculture generated its own small wonder once established.
Many peasant farmers were shocked at traditional techniques and village structures when they encountered civilizations.
A tension between change and continuity was built into the human experience.
Children are an important part of a society.
The arrival of agriculture changed the lives of early humans.
There were huge implications for children.
Too many children would overwhelm resources.
The many regions that continued living by hunt ing migrations were noted as the limits of these devel no family could easily transport more than one young child.
A huge change from earlier human patterns can be seen in the fact that infants began to be weaned at about 18 months ties.
Birth useful and how the forms responded to needs and oppor rates shot up--agricultural families usually averaged five to tunities within agriculture, but each also had its own flavor seven children.
Tality rates were high because of this distinctiveness.
Childhood was defined by enduring differences among the world's civilizations.
Young children had responsibilities.
By the time ters 2 and 3 were done, their families depended on their labor, as they were teenagers.