Hominization

Hominization

[hom-uh-nuh-zey-shuhn]
Hominization refers to the process of becoming human. The first formations of social Man or in Marxist terms the formation of physical working of the land. Many attempts have been made at explaining this, from in Classical times, Hobbes, Rousseau to Hegel. The contemporary study of hominization is found in archeology and often looks for signs that mark out human habitations from pre-human forms, examples of this being the use of burial gifts etc.
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