The global geography of human subsistence

Royal Society Open Science Vol/Iss. 5(9) Royal Society Publishing London Published In Pages: 1-11
By Gavin, Michael C. , Kavanagh, Patrick H., Haynie, Hannah J., Bowern, Claire, Ember, Carol R., Gray, Russell D. , Jordan, Fiona M., Kirby, Kathryn R. , Kushnick, Geoff, Low, Bobbi S., Vilela, Bruno, Botero, Carlos A.


Degree of political complexity will be associated with more plant-based agriculture, more animal husbandry, and less foraging (8)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multi-model inferenceSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Political ComplexityIndependent variableTerritorial Hierarchy
Dominant subsistence strategyDependent variableFood Quest, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture