Creator: Scarre, Christopher; Subjects: Archaeology – Societies, etc.; Prehistoric peoples.; Human evolution – Social life and customs. Audience: Adult; Summary. The Human Past by Chris Scarre, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Results 1 – 30 of Human Past by Chris Scarre and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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This includes the deep prehistory of human evolution, the more recent prehistory of postglacial foragers and farmers, and the literate civilizations of Egypt, the Mediterranean world, South and East Asia, and Central and South America.

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The Human Past: World Prehistory and the Development of Human Societies by Christopher Scarre

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It highlights the enormous diversity of human experience and the ways in which archaeologists are able to learn about it. The Human Past is absolutely essential reading for all students of archaeology’ – Barry Cunliffe, University of Oxford show more.


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Patrick Reilly rated it liked it May 25, Chris Scarre has brought together a brilliant international team to provide xcarre most up-to-date overview of world prehistory. May 17, Jo Harrison rated it liked it. It is full of spelling errors so I am surprised that an English uni chose it as a core text.

Written by a galaxy of experts, it is copiously and imaginatively illustrated, as well as up-to-date in terms of both ideas and evidence’ – Cyprian Broodbank, Institute of Archaeology, University College London ‘A magnificent achievement Earthingrocks rated it liked it Mar 23, Lists with This Book.

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Jun 25, Mel rated it it was amazing. Louwe Kooijmans, Leiden University ‘Brings alive world archaeology in an exciting, accessible and informative way that makes it by far the best introduction available.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. With a clear and logical framework, and written by an international team of 24 acknowledged experts, this unique textbook provides a comprehensive overview of world prehistory through a series of chapters focusing on individual regions and time periods that presents the vast panorama of human social, cultural and economic development over the past three million years. Sep 16, Austin09jj rated it it was ok.

No 4 stars because of the difficulty level there you have to understand the geography of the sites humwn knowledge of a lot of history subjects to truely understand the key controversies.

Description The Human Past has established itself as the most thorough and authoritative introductory survey of human prehistory and the development of civilizations around the globe, adopted by colleges and universities worldwide.

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