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A brief history of the human race

Author: M A Cook
Publisher: London : Granta, 2005, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveying the whole of human history over the last ten thousand years, Michael Cook addresses some of the most fascinating questions about our past. Why did we first emerge as a species of Africa?  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A Cook
ISBN: 1862077347 9781862077348
OCLC Number: 58997942
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, 2003.
Description: xxiv, 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Why is history the way it is? (The palaeolithic background --
The neolithic revolution --
The emergence of civilization) --
The smaller continents (Australia --
The Americas --
Africa) --
The Eurasian landmass (The ancient near east --
India --
China --
The ancient mediterranean world --
Western Europe) --
Toward one world (Islamic civilization --
The European expansion --
The modern world).
Responsibility: Michael Cook.

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