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The primitive man was a savage he lived in savagery The spears and the hunting trap were his first instruments for hunting down his preys He must have felt cold thus with fire he warmed himself and cooked his food As time past or went on he learnt how to make artificial dwelling places to replace his previous dwelling place -the caves and the rocks It is necessary to note that with the development of agriculture mans ways of acting and feeding transformed Instead of having band and tribe societies where they moved around they now settled down moving to locations with sources of food water and shelter The division of labor was also changed ie children gathered wood and women gathered berries and men cropped plants In order to stay alive people started to domesticate animals We now see that small communities were established with a division of work and labor Rules were also set where you had to do so much to be a part of the community As society transformed further a differentiation began to emanate between those tribes or communities which had and had not forms of production Thus primitive division of labor developed as well as exchange Of course primitive societies were not conflict free when conflicts of wars erupted those who emerged victorious were only cannibalistic on their captives nothing more could be done to them or with them seeing that society was devoid of exploitation and enslavement In primitive society the mode of production is communal This is due to the fact that in primitive society there is no privately owned property This is a society which means of production is based on hunting and gathering What is not consumed in the hunting becomes surplus and must be stored Those who have control over the surplus have the power Herein lays the concept of the chief The chief or leader is the one who has the power over
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