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Continental prehistories

Chris Gosden.

in Prehistory

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 9444 words.

‘Continental prehistories’ explores the possibility that mankind's prehistories may differ depending on location, and charts the development of individualized cultures following the...

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Human skills and experiences

in Prehistory

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 5082 words.

‘Human skills and experiences’ considers the nature of intelligence, together with the evidence and theories behind the origins of humanity and the difficulties of investigating early human...

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The nature of human social life

in Prehistory

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 9784 words.

‘The nature of human social life’ investigates the characteristics of early human social structures and the varying forms and definitions of intelligence, through evidence found at a series...

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Prehistory

Chris Gosden.

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 152 pages.

Prehistory: A Very Short Introduction examines how we became who we are today by investigating four and a half million years of human existence, investigating topics such as gender, race...

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The prehistory of the future

in Prehistory

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1931 words.

‘The prehistory of the future’ explores the concept of prehistory as the entirety of non-verbal human experience, and discusses the modern change in traditional identities and disciplines...

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The problems of prehistory

in Prehistory

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3768 words.

‘The problems of prehistory’ charts the emergence of prehistory as a popular concept, and the issues of identity, race and class that accompanied it. The idea of prehistory emerged...

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What and when is prehistory?

in Prehistory

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 5224 words.

A dig site in Boxgrove, near Chichester, provides a wealth of knowledge from which archaeologists can build a picture of hominid activities half a million years ago. This case study can be...

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