11.11.2013 - Urbanisation, disparity and copper: Unpacking the catch up game
Until roughly 12,000 years ago at least 90 percent of our history - we humans eked out a living by hunting and gathering. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors were replaced by farmers and herders who crowded into villages following the invention of agriculture. Over the last 200 years a major resettlement pattern has emerged: In 1800 only about 2 percent of the world's population lived in urban areas..............................................Full Article: Source
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