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Author Tomlinson, Gary, author

Title A million years of music : the emergence of human modernity / Gary Tomlinson

Published New York : Zone Books, 2015
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Distributed by the MIT Press
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (362 pages)
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Contents 1. Some first principles -- 2. 1,000,000 years ago : Acheulean performances -- 3. 500,000 years ago : lower Paleolithic voices -- Excursus : social intelligence, baboon minds, and connectionist cognition -- 4. 250,000 years ago : Neanderthal digitalization -- 5. 100,000 years ago : symbolic et non -- 6. 100,000 -- 20,000 years ago, I : Homo sapiens and the falling out of modern culture -- 7. 100,000 -- 20,000 years ago, II : musicking -- 8. Afterward [sic] -- Evolution, emergence, and history : a final note
Summary A new narrative for the emergence of human music, drawing from archaeology, cognitive science, linguistics, and evolutionary theory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Music -- History and criticism.
Musicology.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1935408666 (electronic bk)
1935408674 (electronic bk)
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