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In many societies there was, and is, a seamless continuity between the two, the distinction decreasing the nearer one comes to the present. In reality, both used ﬁre, the foragers almost certainly more than the farmers. Nevertheless, it is a convenient distinction which underlines a particular emphasis in the subsequent account. 1 With ﬁre humans accomplished the ﬁrst great ecological transformation of the earth, to be followed much later by two others of the same order of magnitude: the development of agriculture and animal husbandry 10,000 years ago, and the rise of large-scale industrial production a little less than 200 years ago.
At least 14 species of large lemur, large avifauna, aardvark, and pygmy hippopotamus became extinct in the western forests. ” (Source: R. G. Cochrane, “The Impact of Man on the Natural Biota,” in New Zealand in Maps, ed. A. G. Anderson and D. ” (Source: R. G. Cochrane, “The Impact of Man on the Natural Biota,” in New Zealand in Maps, ed. A. G. Anderson and D. ) Fire and Foragers 21 grasslands and in forested lands. The extinction spasm was over by circa ad 900, when hunting-gathering was replaced by cattle pastoralism and swidden farming, known as tavy, both maintained through the succeeding centuries by an endless cycle of ﬁre.
All this says nothing about the process and timing of domestication. Far from there being a single, simple path of progression from huntergather to sedentary agriculturalist, there were many pathways. 6 For example, starting from huntingcollecting bands (system A) in stage 1 at the top of the diagram, it is possible to reach the ultimate stage 3 of the agricultural villager (system E), through the transitional stage 2, via a variety of different and even crisscrossing routes (1–17) and their associated different intermediate systems.