Discussion Board

Watch the video above- then answer the following questions in 275-300 words.
Pick an ancient state-level society.
Discuss how have anthropologists explained the rise of civilizations? Apply the same theories to the society
you picked. Are there any other factors that gave rise to the state level society not mentioned in the text?
Discuss 3 specific consequences of the development of the state level society?
Based on your analysis why did the state level society ultimately fail? Based on Carolyn Steel’s “How food
shapes our cities” do you think agriculture can be a sustainable model? What are the lessons we have learned
from history in order to create sustainable systems of food production.

Sample Solution