Ancient Man in Britain

Ancient Man in Britain

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"[...]Palaeolithic Ages-The Transition Period-Neanderthal Artifacts-Birth of Cro-Magnon Art-Occupations of Flint-yielding Stations-Ravages of Disease-Duration of Glacial and Inter-glacial Periods. In 1865, Sir John Lubbock (afterwards Lord Avebury), writing in the Prehistoric Times, suggested that the Stone Age artifacts found in Western Europe should be classified into two main periods, to which he applied the terms Palaeolithic (Old Stone) and Neolithic (New Stone). The foundations of the classification had previously been laid by the French antiquaries M. Boucher de Perthes and Edouard Lartet. It was intended that Palaeolithic should refer to rough stone implements, and Neolithic to those of the period when certain artifacts were polished. At the time very little was known regarding the early peoples who had pursued the flint-chipping and[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.68mm | 367.41g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150767015X
  • 9781507670156

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