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Author LinkRenfrew, Colin,1937-
Title LinkPrehistory : the making of the human mind / Colin Renfrew.
Edition Modern library ed.
Imprint New York : Modern Library, Random House Pub. Group, 2008.
Description xiii, 219 p. :  ill. ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( A Modern Library chronicles book ; ; v. 30 )
Series ( Modern Library chronicles ; 30.)
Gen. Note "Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2007 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London"- -T.p. verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-204) and index.
Contents Contents: Part I: The discovery of prehistory -- The idea of prehistory -- Mapping the human past: Prehistory before 1940 -- Dating: the radiocarbon revolution -- The possibility of world prehistory -- Part II: The prehistory of mind -- The sapient paradox -- Toward a prehistory of mind -- Constructing the community -- Worldly goods-- Appropriating the cosmos -- From prehistory to history -- Prospect: the future of prehistory.
Summary In this invaluable, brief account of human development prior to the last four millennia, Colin Renfrew delivers a meticulously researched and passionately argued chronicle about our life on earth, and our ongoing quest to understand it.
Imm.Source of Acq. Gift; John C. and Betty Messenger; 2013.
Subject LinkAnthropology, Prehistoric.
LinkPrehistoric peoples.
LinkHuman evolution.
LinkAntiquities, Prehistoric.
Add.Author LinkMessenger, John C., (John Cowan), 1920-, former owner.
LinkMessenger, Betty, 1924-, donor.

System Number 000677366
ISBN Link9780679640974 (alk. paper)
Link0679640975 (alk. paper)

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