Female of the species

Columbia University Press New York Published In Pages: ??
By Martin, M. Kay, Voorhies, Barbara


Horticultural subsistence activity will be negatively associated with political centralization (218).


5% of horticultural societies are states and an additional 15% chiefdoms, which depend on cultivation for over half of their subsistence. The remaining 80% represent a wide range of cultivation dependence.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesNo support claimedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Political CentralizationIndependentTerritorial Hierarchy
Subsistence ActivityDependentDiet
Dependence on CultivationDependentTillage, Diet