Creator: Scarre, Christopher; Subjects: Archaeology – Societies, etc.; Prehistoric peoples.; Human evolution – Social life and customs. Audience: Adult; Summary. The Human Past by Chris Scarre, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Results 1 – 30 of Human Past by Chris Scarre and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. To C CE Archaeology. Description The Human Past has established itself as the most thorough and authoritative introductory survey of human prehistory and the development of civilizations around the globe, adopted by colleges and universities worldwide.
With a clear and logical framework, chros written by an international team of 24 acknowledged experts, this unique textbook provides a comprehensive overview of world prehistory through a series of chapters focusing on individual regions and time periods that presents the vast panorama of human social, cultural and economic development over the past three million years.
This new edition has been completely hu,an and updated, with more colour illustrations, to take account of new discoveries and developments, including what the analysis of ancient DNA tells us about our evolution; the latest theories about the domestication of key plants and animals, including rice and maize; and new thinking on the earliest Paleoindian hunting strategies.
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Table of contents Introduction: Retrospect and Prospect Glossary, Bibliography, Index show more.
Review quote ‘Brings global prehistory Lavishly illustrated with well-chosen figures A magnificent achievement’ – Leendert P. Louwe Kooijmans, Leiden University ‘Brings alive world archaeology in an exciting, accessible and informative way that makes it by far the best introduction available. Written by a galaxy of experts, it is copiously and imaginatively illustrated, as well as up-to-date in terms of both ideas and evidence’ – Cyprian Broodbank, Institute of Archaeology, University College London ‘A magnificent achievement Chris Scarre has brought together a brilliant international team to provide the most up-to-date overview of world prehistory.
The Human Past is absolutely essential reading for all students of archaeology’ – Barry Cunliffe, University of Oxford show more. Book ratings by Goodreads.
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