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Making silent stones speak : human evolution and the dawn of technology

Author: Kathy Diane Schick; Nicholas Patrick Toth; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1994, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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The authors' account of their visits to prehistoric sites in East Africa where they taught themselves how to make the same tools as those used by Early Man.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Diane Schick; Nicholas Patrick Toth; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0671875388 9780671875381
OCLC Number: 30716137
Notes: "A Touchstone Book."
Description: 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Before the dawn --
The stone age considered --
Dawn breaks : the first stone tool makers --
Fashioning our future : the making of early stone tools --
The role of rock : uses of early stone tools --
The nature and significance of early stone age sites --
The handaxe makers and their contemporaries --
The human threshold --
Brave new world?
Responsibility: Kathy D. Schick and Nicholas Toth.

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The authors' account of their visits to prehistoric sites in East Africa where they taught themselves how to make the same tools as those used by Early Man.

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