Economic Systems of Foraging, Agricultural, and Industrial Societies

Cambridge University Press Published In Pages: 316
By Frederic L. Pryor


Dependence on agriculture for subsistence will be positively associated with sedentism. (87)


While sedentism is closely associated with increasing reliance on cultivation, the author claims that due to semi-sedentary exceptions, sedentism is not a necessary or sufficient condition for heavy reliance on agriculture.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of meansPartial support claimedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Fixity Of SettlementIndependentSettlement Patterns
Dependence on CultivationDependentTillage