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Author Gosden, Chris, 1955-

Title Prehistory : a very short introduction / Chris Gosden
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003


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Description 131 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Series Very short introductions ; 96
Very short introductions ; 96
Contents Acknowledgements -- List of illustrations -- Prehistory and archaeology-a note -- Very, very short introduction to chronology -- 1: What and when is prehistory? -- 2: Problems of prehistory -- 3: Human skills and experiences -- 4: Continental prehistories -- 5: Nature of human social life -- 6: Prehistory of the future -- Further reading -- Timelines -- Index
Summary From the Publisher: Many of the familiar aspects of modern life are no more than a century or two old, yet our deep social structures and skills were in large measure developed by small bands of our prehistoric ancestors many millennia ago. In this book, readers are invited to think seriously about who we are by considering who we have been
Notes Includes Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-123) and index
Subject History, Ancient.
Civilization, Ancient.
Genre/Form Einf├╝hrung
LC no. 2003279683
ISBN 0192803433