Civilization

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Civilization refers to a society which has reached a certain level of social and technological sophistication. Among the common traits of civilization include...

  • Agriculture
  • The Emergence of Cities
  • Specialization of labour
  • Systems of Writing
  • Advanced Art
  • Large Scale Architecture

On Earth, Civilization first emerged around 8,000 years ago in an area known as the Fertile Crescent (Modern Day Egypt, Israel, Palestine and Iraq) with the Agricultural revolution and spread from there, although civilizations emerged independantly in areas of Sub Saharan Africa, India, China and Central and South America. As of yet, the only known species to develop civilization is Humanity.

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