The Prehistory Of The Mind
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The Prehistory Of The Mind

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Award-winning science writer Steven Mithen explores how an understanding of our ancestors and their development can illuminate our brains and behaviour todayHow do our minds work? When did language and religious beliefs first emerge? Why was there a cultural explosion of art and creativity with the arrival of modern humans?This ground-breaking book brings the insight of archaeology to our understanding of the development and history of the human mind, combining them with ideas from evolutionary psychology in a brilliant and provocative synthesis.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 28mm | 240.4g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • line drawings
  • 075380204X
  • 9780753802045
  • 106,487

About Steven Mithen

Steven Mithen is Professor of Early Prehistory and Head of the School of Human and Environmental Sciences at the University of Reading.show more

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