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The Neanderthal's Necklace : In Search of the First Thinkers.

Author: Juan Luis Arsuaga; Andy Klatt
Publisher: Village Station : Basic Books, 2009.
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The Neanderthals provide a surprising mirror for modern-day humanity. They belonged to our evolutionary group and lived like the Cro-Magnons, our ancestors, did? worshipping, socializing, and hunting. The struggle between Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons lasted thousands of years. The Cro-Magnons were not biologically fit for extreme cold weather, but their ingenuity allowed them to settle down, band together, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arsuaga, Juan Luis.
Neanderthal's Necklace : In Search of the First Thinkers.
Village Station : Basic Books, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Luis Arsuaga; Andy Klatt
ISBN: 9780786740734 0786740736
OCLC Number: 817924102
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; PROLOGUE; PART ONE: Shadows of the Past; Chapter 1: The Solitary Species; Chapter 2: The Human Paradox; Chapter 3: The Neanderthals; PART TWO: Life in the Ice Age; Chapter 4: The Animated Forest; Chapter 5: The Reindeer are Coming!; Chapter 6: The Great Extinction; PART THREE: The Storytellers; Chapter 7: A Poisoned Gift; Chapter 8: Children of the Fire; Chapter 9: And the World Was Made Transparent; EPILOGUE: Domesticated Man; AFTERWORD; In Memoriam; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Index.

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The Neanderthals provide a surprising mirror for modern-day humanity. They belonged to our evolutionary group and lived like the Cro-Magnons, our ancestors, did? worshipping, socializing, and hunting. The struggle between Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons lasted thousands of years. The Cro-Magnons were not biologically fit for extreme cold weather, but their ingenuity allowed them to settle down, band together, and survive. In this tale of life, death, and the awakening of human awareness, Juan Luis Arsuaga, Spain's most celebrated paleoanthropologist, depicts the dramatic struggle between two cl.

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