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Week 2: Rivers, Cities, and First States
Readings: Tignor, Chapter 2
Online Reading: Women and Men in History
Discussion Board:
Discuss questions 2, 5 and 6 from the ones given.
1. Why is the archaeological site of Catal Huyuk significant?
2. Why did complex urban societies first appear in river valleys?
3. How similar and different were the civilizations (complex societies) in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley?
4. How did social and cultural developments in East Asia differ from those in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley?
5. Why was fertility an important concept for early human societies and why did it become such an important element in early complex societies? Did fertility play a role in the culture of the people at Catal Huyuk?
6. Did the early civilizations have a distinctive worldview? How would you describe their religious views?
7. The development of writing was an important attribute of early civilizations, please comment on the significance of writing and the way deciphering writing systems has influenced our understanding of early complex societies.
8. Other comments or questions about the readings or materials presented here?

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Q 1: Why is the archaeological site of Catal Huyuk significant?
The Catal Huyuk region of modern-day Turkey has evidence showing the privileged status of women in society during the Neolithic Era. Excavation of burial sites revealed that women were buried with special care and adornment. The significance of the role of women is seen in the finding of ritual artefacts like statuettes of fertility...

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