World Prehistory: A Brief Introduction (8th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780205017911

ISBN-10: 0205017916

Author: Brian M. Fagan

Edition: 8

Publication date:
2010
Publisher:
Pearson
Format:
Paperback 432 pages
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Acknowledged author Brian M. Fagan wrote World Prehistory: A Brief Introduction (8th Edition) comprising 432 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0205017916 and 9780205017911. Since then World Prehistory: A Brief Introduction (8th Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $1.02 or rent at the marketplace.


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For one semester or quarter courses in World Prehistory.

Written by one of the leading archaeological writers in the world -— in a simple, jargon-free narrative style —- this brief, well-illustrated account of the major developments in the human past makes world prehistory uniquely accessible to complete beginners.

Written by Brian Fagan, World Prehistory covers the entire world, not just the Americas or Europe, and places major emphasis on both theories and the latest archaeological and multidisciplinary approaches. His focus is on four major developments in world prehistory: 1) The origins of humanity. 2) The appearance and spread of modern humans before and during the late Ice Age- including the first settlement of the Americas. 3) The beginnings of food production. 4) The rise of the first civilizations.