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Human Prehistory Exploring the Past to Understand the Future

Authors

Deborah Barsky, Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution
Published 2022

Description

This book provides a concise overview of human prehistory. It shows how an understanding of the distant past offers new perspectives on present-day challenges facing our species - and how we can build a sustainable future for all life on planet Earth. Deborah Barsky tells a fascinating story of the long-term evolution of human culture and provides up-to-date examples from the archaeological record to illustrate the different phases of human history. Barsky also presents a refreshing and original analysis about…

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Key features

  • Provides an evolutionary point of view for understanding contemporary issues challenging the human species, which will help readers to better understand and deal with present-day problems facing human societies in a globalised world.
  • Provides concrete examples from the archaeological record to illustrate the different phases of human evolution, giving credence to theoretical interpretations of the human evolutionary trajectory.
  • Renders seemingly complex scientific data about prehistory accessible to a wide audience.
  • Different disciplines involved in studying prehistory are presented to students in a coherent, understandable and synthetic way.

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009025492
  • Subjects Anthropology,Archaeology,Physical Anthropology,Prehistory
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 17 November 2022
    • ISBN: 9781316515426
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 177 mm
    • Weight: 0.69kg
    • Page extent: 258 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 17 November 2022
    • ISBN: 9781009011990
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 177 mm
    • Weight: 0.56kg
    • Page extent: 258 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 20 August 2022
    • ISBN: 9781009025492

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