After the Ice: A Global Human History 20,000-5000 BC

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A fantastic voyage through 15,000 years of history that laid the foundations for civilisation as we know it by award-winning science writer Steven Mithen. Twenty thousand years ago Earth was in the midst of an ice age. Then global warming arrived, leading to massive floods, the spread of forests and the retreat of the deserts. By 5,000 BC a radically different human world had appeared. In place of hunters and gatherers there were farmers; in place of transient campsites there were towns. The foundations of our modern world ...

After the Ice: A Global Human History 20,000-5000 BC 2006, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674019997

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After the Ice: A Global Human History 20,000-5000 BC 2004, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753813928

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