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A History of Human Fertility

  • James Aiman
Part of the Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology book series (CPOG)

Abstract

Fifty-thousand years ago a man died and was buried in the Shanidar cave in the Zagros mountains of Iraq. His family and fellow tribesmen went into the surrounding fields and gathered flowers to lay at his grave. This documented act of deliberate burial reveals a sense of compassion in a group of nomads who chose to delay their journey long enough to honor a dead companion.

Keywords

Birth Interval Zagros Mountain Human Fertility Henry VIII Great Civilization 
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