By T. Douglas Price
In Europe earlier than Rome, T. Douglas rate takes readers on a guided journey via dozens of an important prehistoric websites at the continent, from very fresh discoveries to a few of the main well-known and complicated areas on this planet, like Chauvet, Stonehenge, and Knossos. This quantity makes a speciality of greater than 60 websites, prepared chronologically in response to their archaeological period of time and followed by way of 2 hundred illustrations, together with a variety of colour photos, maps, and drawings. Our knowing of prehistoric eu archaeology has been nearly thoroughly rewritten within the final 25 years with a chain of significant findings from almost each time interval, comparable to Ötzi the Iceman, the discoveries at Atapuerca, and proof of a far past eruption at Mt. Vesuvius. the various websites explored within the publication provide the earliest ecu facts we have now of the common good points of human society--tool making, looking, cooking, burial practices, agriculture, and battle. Introductory prologues to every bankruptcy offer context for the broader alterations in human habit and society within the period of time, whereas the author's concluding comments supply professional reflections at the enduring value of those places.
Tracing the evolution of human society in Europe throughout greater than one million years, Europe sooner than Rome supplies readers a vibrant portrait of existence for prehistoric guy and woman.
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Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages by T. Douglas Price