This volume provides an account of what is known about the remotest geological ages and comprises chapters on the different kinds of evidence concerning man and his physical environment. The text offers a setting against which the cultural progress of the historical epoch can be viewed.
About the Author
The late N. G. L. Hammond taught Greek at Bristol University and Clare College, Cambridge University. His many books include "Alexander the Great: King, Commander, and Statesman" and the three-volume "A History of Macedonia".