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What on Earth happened?

Author: Christopher Lloyd
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Lloyd
ISBN: 1596915838 9781596915831
OCLC Number: 223106249
Description: 415 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: PART 1: MOTHER NATURE (13.7 billion-7 million BC): Chrunch, bang, ouch! --
First twitches --
Tectonic teamwork --
Fossil fuss --
Davy Jones's locker --
Friends of the Earth --
Great egg race --
Dino-wars --
Flowers, birds and bees --
Prime time --
PART 2: HOMO SAPIENS (2 million-5000 BC): Ice box --
Food for thought --
Humanity --
The great leap forward --
Hunter-gatherer --
Deadly game --
Food crops up --
PART 3: SETTLING IN (5000 BC-c.570 AD): Written evidence --
Divine humanity --
Mother goddess --
Triple trouble --
Dragon's lair --
Peace of mind --
East-West divide --
Olympic champions --
Conquerors of the world --
Hurricane force --
Timbuk-taboo --
Amazing Americas --
PART 4: GOING GLOBAL (C.570 AD-present day): What a revelation! --
Paper, printing and powder --
Medieval misery --
Treasure hunt --
Moules Mariniere --
Fancy a beer? --
New Pangaea --
Mixed response --
Free reign --
Monkey business --
White man's race --
Back to the future --
Witch way?
Responsibility: Christopher Lloyd ; illustrations by Andy Forshaw.
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