Creator: Scarre, Christopher; Subjects: Archaeology – Societies, etc.; Prehistoric peoples.; Human evolution – Social life and customs. Audience: Adult; Summary. The Human Past by Chris Scarre, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Results 1 – 30 of Human Past by Chris Scarre and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Sep 16, Austin09jj rated it it was ok. This book falls into the latter category.
Open Preview See a Problem? There is increased coverage of the Americas, with a brand-new chapter, The Origins and Dispersal of the First Americans. This is a school text book, yet it is full of grammar errors and comma splices.
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Sophie Ball rated it really liked it May 10, It is full of spelling errors so I am surprised that an English uni chose it as a core text. Abyaz89 rated it it was amazing May 25, With a clear and logical framework, and written by an international team of 24 acknowledged experts, this unique textbook provides a comprehensive overview of world prehistory through a series of chapters focusing on individual regions and time periods that presents the vast panorama of human social, cultural and economic development over the past three million years.
Patrick Reilly rated it liked it May 25, The Human Past is absolutely essential reading for all students of archaeology’ – Barry Cunliffe, University of Oxford show more. Table of contents Introduction: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
This new edition has been completely revised and updated, with more colour illustrations, to take account of new discoveries and developments, including what the analysis of ancient DNA tells us about our evolution; the latest theories about the domestication of key plants and animals, including rice and maize; and new thinking on the earliest Paleoindian hunting strategies.
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It highlights the enormous diversity of human experience and the ways in which archaeologists are able to learn about it.
A very frustrating read. Trivia About The Human Past: This includes the deep prehistory of human evolution, the more In The Human Past, a team of leading archaeologists, all well-known specialists in their fields, provides a seamless yet uniquely authoritative account of human prehistory on a global scale.
Jillian rated it really liked it Jan 25, Wow, I’ve only read a few chapters, but they’re so full of information, so well written. Book-girl rated it it was ok Jan 13, It provides an introductory account himan takes the student through the human past using a regional and chronological framework, focusing as much on the archaeology of the everyday as on the spectacular and unusual.