The Past in Perspective: With Powerweb / Edition 4

The Past in Perspective: With Powerweb / Edition 4

by Kenneth L. Feder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073265330

ISBN-13: 9780073265339

Pub. Date: 03/10/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Now in full color throughout, this engaging, up-to-date, chronological introduction presents human prehistory within a framework of themes, issues, and debates. Featuring a consistent chapter format and an appropriate level of detail for students with no previous exposure to archaeology, it also offers outstanding pedagogy, including maps, timelines (interactive on…  See more details below

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Now in full color throughout, this engaging, up-to-date, chronological introduction presents human prehistory within a framework of themes, issues, and debates. Featuring a consistent chapter format and an appropriate level of detail for students with no previous exposure to archaeology, it also offers outstanding pedagogy, including maps, timelines (interactive on the companion Online Learning Center website), chapter summaries, and lists of key terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073265339
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/10/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Encountering the Past
Chapter 2: Probing the Past
Chapter 3: African Roots
Chapter 4: The Human Lineage
Chapter 5: The First Humans
Chapter 6: Expanding Intellectual Horizons: Art and Ideas in the Upper Paleolithic
Chapter 7: Expanding Geographical Horizons: New Worlds
Chapter 8: After the Ice: Cultural Change in the Post-Pleistocene
Chapter 9: The Food Producing Revolution
Chapter 10: The Roots of Complexity: The Origins of Civilization
Chapter 11: The Flowering of Civilization in the Old World: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Pakistan
Chapter 12: The Flowering of Civilization in the Old World: China, Southeast Asia, and Crete
Chapter 13: An Explosion of Complexity: New World: Mesoamerica
Chapter 14: An Explosion of Complexity: New World: South America
Chapter 15: The Diversity of Complexity: Ranked Societies in the Old and New Worlds
Evolutionary Epilogue

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