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    DescriptionEarly humans did not drift north from Africa as their ability to cope with cooler climates evolved. Settlement of Europe and northern Asia occurred in relatively rapid bursts of expansion. This study tells the complex story, spanning almost two million years, of how humans inhabited some of the coldest places on earth.


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    Title
    A Prehistory of the North
    Subtitle
    Human Settlement of the Higher Latitudes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John F. Hoffecker, Foreword by Brian Fagan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780813534695
    ISBN 10: 0813534690
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS046000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/PREHIS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QM
    DC22: 930.091
    LC classification: GN285.H65
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: JHM, NKD, NHQ
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3B
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QM
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    50 b/w illustrations
    Publisher
    Rutgers University Press
    Imprint name
    Rutgers University Press
    Publication date
    30 November 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New Brunswick, NJ
    Author Information
    John F. Hoffecker is a Fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado in Boulder and is the author of Desolate Landscapes: Ice Age Settlement in Eastern Europe (Rutgers University Press).
    Review quote
    "For the first time in recent years, we have a synthesis of the latest thinking and discoveries by a younger scholar with an authoritative grasp of the subject. This book is an important contribution to the general literature of human prehistory, unique for its comprehensive coverage of the circumpolar regions."