1.1: When Humans Wandered the Earth
The term big geography draws attention to the global nature of world history. Throughout the Paleolithic period, humans migrated from Africa to Eurasia, Australia, and the Americas. Early humans were mobile and creative in adapting to different geographical settings from savanna to desert to tundra. Humans also developed varied and sophisticated technologies.
Hunter-gatherers migrated from East Africa to Eurasia, Australia, and the Americas adapting to new climates.
- Small social groups