What is meant by Civilization? What are main traits that mark a civilization?

QUESTION: What is meant by Civilization ? What are the main traits which mark a civilization?

ANSWER:


What is meant by Civilization?


Civilization is defined as an advanced stage of human cultural development. It implies the use of superior technology and complex economic relationships.


Main traits which mark a Civilization?


There are a number of traits which mark a civilzsation. Some of these are:

  1. Evolution of cities
  2. Surplus food
  3. Division of labour
  4. System of writing
  5. Monumental public buildings
  6. Development of technology.

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