By Lynn Meskell
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Werner Herzog's 2011 movie Cave of Forgotten desires, in regards to the painted caves at Chauvet, France introduced a glimpse of Europe's impressive prehistory to a favored viewers. yet paleolithic cave work, attractive as they're, shape only a a part of a narrative that starts off with the coming of the 1st people to Europe 1.
The assumption of prehistory dates from the 19th century, yet Richard Bradley contends that it truly is nonetheless an essential region for learn. He argues that it's only via a mix of oral culture and the adventure of encountering historic fabric tradition that individuals have been in a position to formulate a feeling in their personal pasts with out written documents.
Scandinavia, a land mass comprising the trendy international locations of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, was once the final a part of Europe to be inhabited by means of people. now not till the tip of the final Ice Age whilst the melting of massive ice sheets left in the back of a clean, barren land floor, approximately 13,000 BC, did the 1st people arrive and settle within the zone.
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