and the Neolithic Age (meaning New Stone Age) was from 8000 b.c.

Prior to reaching the Neolithic, humans experienced a transitional stage known as the Mesolithic. The transition to agricultural life commenced ca. 10,000 BC, when the most recent glacial period ended, giving rise to a warmer (and thus more farming-conducive) global climate. The beginning of the Mesolithic age is consequently placed at ca. 10,000 BC; the ending, however, varies by region.

Difference Between Paleolithic and Neolithic

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The years between the epoch when Upper Paleolithic man hunted the last herds of reindeer in south-western Europe and the age when semi-civilised invaders ploughed the first furrows there and put the first flocks out to pasture, make up the Mesolithic and the Neolithic.

It must be admitted, however, that there were already pastoral and agricultural Neolithic men in Africa and Asia Minor at a time when Europe's Upper Paleolithic was at its zenith.

The so-called Neolithic peoples were in reality the issue of Upper Paleolithic tribes which had migrated.

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The origin of Saharan naturalistic rock art - mostly Neolithic - and its relations with the Upper Paleolithic art of western Europe remain open questions, as does that of its relations to the south-east with the rock art of Tanganyika and South Africa.


lived in small nomadic groups (30-50 people) 2

As described above, the Neolithic age was achieved far earlier in Eurasia than elsewhere. Since Neolithic life was the crucial prerequisite to urbanization, Eurasia experienced the rise of cities thousands of years before the rest of the world. Consequently, Eurasia has given rise to most of the world's civilizations, including the four current "global civilizations": Western, Islamic, South Asian, and East Asian (see ). The modern global political and cultural landscape has been shaped primarily by Eurasia and its colonial offshoots.

constantly moving Neolithic Era: 1

- about 3000 b.c.
Living Conditions
Paleolithic Age
Nomadic Life
Hunter-Gathers
They followed their food
Made tools/weapons
Discovered fire
Developed Language
Neolithic
Learned to polish stone tools
Made pottery
Domesticated animals
Agriculture
They settled into villages
Food Source
Paleolithic
Hunted their meat
Gathered their fruits and vegetables
They ate seafood
They also gathered nuts and seeds
Neolithic
They didn't depend on hunting as much
Developed agriculture
But once again, they ate fruits and vegetables
Religion
Paleolithic
They believed in animism
Which is the worship of animals
They had their own traditions and rituals
They had their own intended burials
Towards upper Paleolithic time, they had begun to believe in supernatural
Neolithic
Buried dead with treasures, weapons, food, drink
Worshiped totems and drawings or paintings
Innovations
Paleolithic
Used paintings to communicate in some way
Made their own tools to hunt and make other things
Usage of fire
Neolithic
Created pottery to use for storage
The invention of the wheel to use for transportation
Agriculture to farm
Life after Neolithic Revolution
Life has changed very drastically after the Neolithic Revolution.

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Starting from the Neolithic and Bronze ages; touching on important dynasties and their roles, certain philosophies and cultural changes from about 10,000 B.C.E.

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It has become debatable if agriculture produced Jordon Childe’s ‘Neolithic Revolution’ or that it served ulterior purposes in religious and social agendas but it is certain that it spread across the world possibly through natural cause or the direct influence of human activity.

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The Neolithic age was succeeded in Eurasia by the bronze age. In a given region, the bronze age is considered to begin when bronze becomes a much-used material for practical objects (i.e. tools and weapons). The term "bronze age" is generally not applied if only a few bronze tools are being made, or if bronze is only being used for jewellery.