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After the ice : a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC  Cover Image Book Book

After the ice : a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC / Steven Mithen.

Mithen, Steven J. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0674015703 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 622 p. : ill. (some ill.) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The beginning -- The birth of history -- The world at 20,000 BC -- Western Asia -- Fires and flowers -- Village life in the oak woodland -- On the banks of the Euphrates -- One thousand years of drought -- The founding of Jericho -- Pictograms and pillars -- In the valley of ravens -- The town of ghosts -- Heaven and hell at ÇatlahoÌyuÌk -- Three days on Cyprus -- Europe -- Pioneers in northern lands -- With reindeer hunters -- At Star Carr -- Last of the cave painters -- Coastal catastrophe -- Two villages in Southeast Europe -- Islands of the dead -- At the frontier -- A mesolithic legacy -- A Scottish envoi -- The Americans -- Searching for the first Americans -- American past in the present -- On the banks of Chinchihuapi -- Explorers in a restless landscape -- Clovis hunters on trial -- Virginity reconsidered -- Herders and the 'Christ-child' -- A double-take in the Oaxaca Valley -- To Koster -- Salmon fishing and the gift of history -- Greater Australia and East Asia -- A lost world revealed -- Body sculpture at Kow Swamp -- Across the arid zone -- Fighting men and a serpent's birth -- Pigs and gardens in the highlands -- Lonesome in Sundaland -- Down the Yangtze -- With the Jomon -- Summer in the Arctic -- South Asia -- A passage through India -- A long walk across the Hindu Kush -- Vultures of the Zagros -- Approaching civilisation in Mesopotamia -- Africa -- Baked fish by the Nile -- On Lukenya Hill -- Frogs' legs and ostrich eggs -- A South African tour -- Thunderbolts in the tropics -- Sheep and cattle in the Sahara -- Farmers in the Nile Valley and beyond.
Subject: Prehistoric peoples.
Hunting and gathering societies.
Primitive societies.
Human beings > Migrations.
Antiquities, Prehistoric.
Civilization, Ancient.
Homme preÌhistorique.
Homme primitif.
Homme > Migrations.
AntiquiteÌs preÌhistoriques.
Civilisation ancienne.
Jagers en verzamelaars.

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