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Discoveries: Prehistoric Art and Civilization

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Our ingenious and inventive forebears are the subject of this book. Here we learn how slingshot and spear radically altered the way early peoples hunted, while the paintings they made on the walls of caves expressed a remarkable modernity of thought. The continual development of new technologies - from architecture and musical instruments to weapons and symbolic language - ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Harry N. Abrams
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This book would be worth the purchase price for the photos alone, but it has so much more than that. The interweaving of the different disciplines: art, archaeology, prehistoric culture, forensic science, and so on is thrilling to someone who wants to better understand the lives of the people who painted the caves of Lascaux and Altamira.

It's boggling that so much information is packed into a pocket sized book. The timeline of the prehistoric people of Europe is clear and concise without being s
Very good intro to prehistory. Lays out clearly time lines of creativity.
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