The most thorough and authoritative introductory survey of human prehistory and the development of civilizations around the globe. Indispensable for students, scholars and teachers, and anyone wanting a comprehensive overview of world prehistory.
Truly global coverage spanning the past three million years, from human origins in Africa and the spread ?of modern humans around the world to the great civilizations of Egypt and Africa, the Mediterranean, Europe, South and East Asia, and the Americas.
No other world prehistory textbook can claim such a range of expertise – all 24 authors, from North America, Europe and Australasia, are acknowledged experts in their fields.
Revised throughout to take into account new discoveries, theories and interpretations, including what the analysis of ancient DNA tells us about our evolution; the Denisovans; the mechanisms of the adoption and spread of farming; the latest theories about the domestication of key plants and animals; and new ?thinking on the earliest Paleoindian hunting strategies.
New box features include: 'When Did Humans First Colonize Europe?'; 'Blombos Cave and the Origins of Symbolism'; 'Ethiopia’s Rock-Cut Churches'; 'Dairying and the Domestication of Humans'; 'On the March with ?the Hittite Army'; 'What Greek Sculpture Really Looked Like'; 'Chocolate at Pueblo Bonito'.
Clear layout, unmatched graphic presentation, including world and regional maps and timelines, greatly enhanced use of colour illustrations, and hundreds of photographs, diagrams, plans and reconstruction images.
|Lager status||På lager|
|Illustrationer:||Drawings and photos in b/w and colour|
|Mål (BxH) i cm:||21,5 x 27,5|
|Forlag:||Thames & Hudson|
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