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Excellent review of archeological evidence through 1999. It is an eye opening introduction to the long 'history' of humans.Published 18 months ago by Eugene Nosal
I was, when I read some of the other reviews. Here is a quote from the last page of the book that may help. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Barnes
Wild speculation at best. For example, hand-axes in all civilizations are of similar size and shape is seen as a proof of communications between wildly dispersed cultures. Read morePublished on May 2, 2013 by ezrbt
The theory that civilization began with the spontaneous building of cities in the fertile crescent should be thrown out completely. Read morePublished on November 3, 2011 by Christopher Younan
As a research chemist, I've been interested in investigative paleontology -especially the arguments made on the basis materials analyses- but I've never seen a similar text that... Read morePublished on February 15, 2011 by Michael J. Cashen
If you are looking for astounding proof of the ancient (but non-existent) Cimmerians, fabled Atlantis, or even, perhaps, irrefutable evidence that Human civilization was begun by... Read morePublished on December 18, 2010 by R. P. Cotta Jr.
I bought this book nearly a decade ago on a ski trip to Utah on a day we hit the outlet shops rather than the slopes and am re-reading it again. Read morePublished on September 26, 2010 by David L. Allen
This is an absorbing book, with useful information and excellent references. He mixes some quite conservatively reasonable ideas (that writing did not leap, fully formed, in a... Read morePublished on March 14, 2010 by Laura Jefferson