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World Prehistory A Brief Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0132257084

ISBN-13: 9780132257084

Edition: 7th 2008

Authors: Brian M. Fagan

List price: $100.60
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Written by one of the leading archaeological writers in the worldin a simple, jargon-free narrative stylethis brief, well-illustrated account of the major developments in the human past makes world prehistoryuniquely accessible to complete beginners. nbsp; World Prehistorycovers the entire world, not just the Americas or Europe, placing major emphasis on both theories and the latest archaeological and multidisciplinary approaches. The main focus is on four major developments: the origins of humanity; the appearance and spread of modern humans before and during the late Ice Age- including the first settlement of the Americas; the beginnings of food production; and the rise of the first civilizations.
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Book details

List price: $100.60
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Prehistory
Introducing World Prehistory
The World of the First Humans
Human Origins
African Exodus
The Birth of the Modern World
Diaspora
The Origins of Food Production
The Earliest Farmers
Chiefs and Chiefdoms
Early Civilizations
State-Organized Societies
Mesopotamia and the Eastern Mediterranean World
Egyptand Africa
South, Southeast, and East Asia
Lowland Mesoamerica
Highland Mesoamerica
Andean Civilizations