People of the earth: an introduction to world prehistory

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004 - Social Science - 597 pages
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Taking readers on a fascinating journey through the 7-million-year-old landscape of the human past, this internationally renowned book provides a narrative account of human prehistory from the earliest times up to the earliest civilizations.Written in a jargon-free, easily accessible style, the Eleventh Edition is designed to show how today's diverse humanity developed biologically and culturally over millions of years against a background of constant climatic change. Exploring all areas of the world evenly and covering all periods of prehistory from human origins to the appearance of literate civilizations, this book highlights recent discoveries, new archaeological methodologies, and the latest theories of human biological and cultural evolution.For professionals with a career or interest in anthropology, archaeology, history, sociology, or education.

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

I give up. I've been working on this one off and on for the better part of two years; it reads just like the fusty old textbook you'd expect. It's a litany of facts and terms, with nothing to keep ... Read full review

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User Review  - Castedo - Goodreads

Great to get a overall high-level sense of what humans were doing and like from earliest stone tool makers to beginning of all the major civilizations around the world. Read full review

Contents

Introducing World Prehistory
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BEGINNINGS
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THE SPREAD
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