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Overview

DK, the best reference publisher, meets Google(tm), the world's best search engine in a comprehensive and authoritative series that's online, and sets the benchmark for reference. Providing complete and visually arresting reference at an entirely new level, e-links lead you to online information you can't get in a book: live and archival footage; sound buttons; interactive polls, quizzes, and games; links to organizations and the latest research. Each e-link tells you which keyword to use-then Google(tm) / DK take you straight to the safe, appropriate, and accurate online information.

Behemoth vegetarians, scrappy carnivores, huge leafy plants, and violent storms all played a role in making Earth what it is today. Learn about the early life of our planet and the plants and animals that thrived here.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780756634605
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/21/2008
  • Series: DK ONLINE Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 3 months - 17 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use the Website     6
What is Prehistory?     8
Evidence from the Past     10
Discovering Prehistory     12
Evolution     14
The First Steps     16
The First Toolmakers     18
The First Humans     20
Neanderthals     22
Cro-Magnon People     24
How Did We Get Here?     26
The First Artists     28
Mammoth Hunters     30
Settling Australia     32
Settling the Americas     34
After the Ice Age     36
The First Farmers     38
The Invention of Pottery     40
Catal Hoyuk     42
Mesopotamia-The First Cities     44
Egypt-The First State     46
The Indus     48
The First Chinese Farmers     50
The First Chinese Civilizations     52
The Megalith Builders     54
Standing Stones     56
Flint Mining     58
The Copper Age     60
Bronze-Age Europe     62
The Minoans     64
Mycenae     66
The Coming of Iron     68
TheFirst American Farmers     70
Pueblo and Mound-Builders     72
Mesoamerica     74
The Maya     76
Early South American Civilizations     78
Empires of the Andes     80
Steppe Nomads     82
Arctic People     84
Peopling the Pacific     86
Toward History     88
Reference Section
Timeline     90
Glossary and Who's Who     92
Index     94
Acknowledgments     96
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