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After the ice : a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC, Steven Mithen

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After the ice : a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC
Title
After the ice
Title remainder
a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC
Statement of responsibility
Steven Mithen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IUL
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Mithen, Steven J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN740
LC item number
.M58 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Primitive societies
  • Human beings
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Civilization, Ancient
Label
After the ice : a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC, Steven Mithen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The beginning -- The birth of history -- The world at 20,000 BC -- Western Asia -- Fires and flowers -- Village life in the oak woodland -- On the banks of the Euphrates -- One thousand years of drought -- The founding of Jericho -- Pictograms and pillars -- In the valley of ravens -- The town of ghosts -- Heaven and hell at Çatlahöyük -- Three days on Cyprus -- Europe -- Pioneers in northern lands -- With reindeer hunters -- At Star Carr -- Last of the cave painters -- Coastal catastrophe -- Two villages in Southeast Europe -- Islands of the dead -- At the frontier -- A mesolithic legacy -- A Scottish envoi -- The Americans -- Searching for the first Americans -- American past in the present -- On the banks of Chinchihuapi -- Explorers in a restless landscape -- Clovis hunters on trial -- Virginity reconsidered -- Herders and the 'Christ-child' -- A double-take in the Oaxaca Valley -- To Koster -- Salmon fishing and the gift of history -- Greater Australia and East Asia -- A lost world revealed -- Body sculpture at Kow Swamp -- Across the arid zone -- Fighting men and a serpent's birth -- Pigs and gardens in the highlands -- Lonesome in Sundaland -- Down the Yangtze -- With the Jomon -- Summer in the Arctic -- South Asia -- A passage through India -- A long walk across the Hindu Kush -- Vultures of the Zagros -- Approaching civilisation in Mesopotamia -- Africa -- Baked fish by the Nile -- On Lukenya Hill -- Frogs' legs and ostrich eggs -- A South African tour -- Thunderbolts in the tropics -- Sheep and cattle in the Sahara -- Farmers in the Nile Valley and beyond
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xiii, 622 p.
Isbn
9780674019997
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85765281
  • (OCoLC)85765281
  • 595085
Label
After the ice : a global human history, 20,000-5000 BC, Steven Mithen
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The beginning -- The birth of history -- The world at 20,000 BC -- Western Asia -- Fires and flowers -- Village life in the oak woodland -- On the banks of the Euphrates -- One thousand years of drought -- The founding of Jericho -- Pictograms and pillars -- In the valley of ravens -- The town of ghosts -- Heaven and hell at Çatlahöyük -- Three days on Cyprus -- Europe -- Pioneers in northern lands -- With reindeer hunters -- At Star Carr -- Last of the cave painters -- Coastal catastrophe -- Two villages in Southeast Europe -- Islands of the dead -- At the frontier -- A mesolithic legacy -- A Scottish envoi -- The Americans -- Searching for the first Americans -- American past in the present -- On the banks of Chinchihuapi -- Explorers in a restless landscape -- Clovis hunters on trial -- Virginity reconsidered -- Herders and the 'Christ-child' -- A double-take in the Oaxaca Valley -- To Koster -- Salmon fishing and the gift of history -- Greater Australia and East Asia -- A lost world revealed -- Body sculpture at Kow Swamp -- Across the arid zone -- Fighting men and a serpent's birth -- Pigs and gardens in the highlands -- Lonesome in Sundaland -- Down the Yangtze -- With the Jomon -- Summer in the Arctic -- South Asia -- A passage through India -- A long walk across the Hindu Kush -- Vultures of the Zagros -- Approaching civilisation in Mesopotamia -- Africa -- Baked fish by the Nile -- On Lukenya Hill -- Frogs' legs and ostrich eggs -- A South African tour -- Thunderbolts in the tropics -- Sheep and cattle in the Sahara -- Farmers in the Nile Valley and beyond
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xiii, 622 p.
Isbn
9780674019997
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85765281
  • (OCoLC)85765281
  • 595085

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