World prehistory in new perspective / Grahame Clark.

Author
Edition
  • An illustrated 3d ed.
Published
  • Cambridge [Eng] ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1977
Physical description
xx, 554 p : ill ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521215064
Notes
  • Bibliography: p. 510-533.
Contents
  • Early prehistory -- Evolution of man as an organism -- Environmental change -- Paleolithic hunters and foragers -- Beginnings of civilization -- Background -- The transition: 9000-6000 B.C. -- Neolithic/chalcolithic settlement -- Emergence of civilization in south Mesopotamia -- Civilizations of the highlands -- Foundations of European civilization: the stone age -- Upper Paleolithic hunters and artists -- Mesolithic hunter-fishers -- Late stone age farmers -- Europe: from metallurgy to civilization -- Early metallurgy -- Minoan-Mycenaean civilization -- The bronze age in temperate Europe -- Antecedents of classical Greece -- The barbarian world in the pre-Roman iron age -- Antecedents and expansion of Roman civilization -- The iron-age in northern Europe -- Christianity and the end of European prehistory -- The African achievement -- The stone age -- Ancient Egyptian civilization -- The opening up of sub-Saharan Africa -- The Indian sub-continent -- Early prehistory -- Later prehistory -- Protohistory -- East Asia -- China -- Japan -- South-east Asia -- North and middle America -- Late Pleistocene settlement -- Middle American sequence -- North America -- Temperate zone -- Arctic zone -- South America -- The first settlers -- Andean zone -- Intermediate zone -- Marginal territories -- Australia and Oceania -- Australia -- Oceania.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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