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Man's discovery of his past; literary landmarks in archaeology.

Author: Robert F Heizer
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1962]
Series: Spectrum book, S-46.
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Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979.
Man's discovery of his past.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1962]
(OCoLC)575066872
Online version:
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979.
Man's discovery of his past.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1962]
(OCoLC)609348544
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Heizer
OCLC Number: 1112418
Description: 179 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: The strata of the Earth / Nicolaus Steno --
The ancient history of mankind / A.Y. Goguet --
The various periods to which heathen relics can be assigned / C.J. Thomsen --
Fluorine dating of fossil bones / John Middleton --
The solution of the Piltdown problem / J.S. Weiner, K.P. Oakley, W.E. Le Gros Clark --
Further evidence of Piltdown / K.P. Oakley --
Typological changes in British coins / John Evans --
Time reckoning by tree ring counts / Charles Babbaage --
Assyrian-Egyptian cross-dating / Austen Layard --
Radiocarbon dating / W.F. Libby, E.C. Anderson, J.R. Arnold --
On Ceraunia cuneata / Michel Mercatus --
Origin and uses of the thunderstone / Antoine de Jussieu --
The beginnings of Paleolithic archaeology / John Frere --
General considerations on the phenomenon of bone caverns / M. Tournal --On antediluvian man and his works / Jacques Boucher de Perthes --
Verification of Boucher de Perthes' claims / Joseph Prestwich --
A Paleolithic handaxe from Amiens / J.W. Flower --
Proofs that man coexisted with extinct animals / Edward Lartet --
Discovery of the Neanderthal skull / D. Schaaffhausen --
Pithecanthropus in Java / Eugene Dubois --
The first South African manlike ape / R.A. Dart --
The Calaveras hoax / J.D. Whitney --
The Greeks and Romans as archaeologists / A.J.B. Wace --
Buying a Maya city / John L. Stephens.
Series Title: Spectrum book, S-46.

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