After The Ice

Author: Steven Mithen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780222599
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AFTER THE ICE tells the story of climate change's impact during this momentous period - one that also saw the colonisation of the Americas and mass extinctions of animals throughout the world.

After The Ice Age

Author: E. C. Pielou
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226668093
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The fascinating story of how a harsh terrain that resembled modern Antarctica has been transformed gradually into the forests, grasslands, and wetlands we know today.

Coming Home To The Pleistocene

Author: Paul Shepard
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597268479
Size: 48.12 MB
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In this book, Paul Shepard presents concrete suggestions for fostering the kinds of ecological settings and cultural practices that are optimal for human health and well-being.

Religion In The Emergence Of Civilization

Author: Ian Hodder
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139492179
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This book presents an interdisciplinary study of the role of spirituality and religious ritual in the emergence of complex societies.

Thirst

Author: Steven Mithen
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674072197
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Mithen puts this crisis into context by exploring 10,000 years of water management. Thirst tells of civilizations defeated by the water challenge, and of technological ingenuity that sustained communities in hostile environments.

Prehistory

Author: Colin Renfrew
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780225814
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The book closes with a fascinating chapter on the transition from Prehistory to History, on early writing systems.

Injury And Trauma In Bioarchaeology

Author: Rebecca C. Redfern
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316861864
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Synthesising the latest research, this book critically examines the sources of evidence used to understand and interpret violence in bioarchaeology, exploring the significant light such evidence can shed on past hierarchies, gender roles ...

Britain Begins

Author: Barry Cunliffe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199609330
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The story of the origins of the British and the Irish peoples, from the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000BC to the eve of the Norman Conquest - who they were, where they came from, and how they related to one another.

Europe Between The Oceans

Author: Barry W. Cunliffe
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780300119237
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Distinguished archaeologist Cunliffe views Europe not in terms of states and shifting political land boundaries but as a geographical niche particularly favored in facing many seas, in this history that presents an engaging new ...

The Last Lost World

Author: Lydia Pyne
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101583681
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This story explains the place of the Pleistocene in shaping intellectual culture, and the role of a rapidly evolving culture in creating the idea of the Pleistocene and in establishing its dimensions.