Cro-Magnon

How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans
Product Number: EB00637765
Released: Feb 23, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781608191673
Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
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Cro-Magnons were the first fully modern Europeans-not only the creators of the stunning cave paintings at Lascaux and elsewhere, but the most adaptable and technologically inventive people that had yet lived on earth. The prolonged encounter between the Cro-Magnons and the archaic Neanderthals and between 45,000 and 30,000 years ago was one of the defining moments of history. The Neanderthals survived for some 15,000 years in the face of the newcomers, but were finally pushed aside by the Cro-Magnons' vastly superior intellectual abilities and cutting-edge technologies, which allowed them to thrive in the intensely challenging climate of the Ice Age.What do we know about this remarkable takeover? Who were the first modern Europeans and what were they like? How did they manage to thrive in such an extreme environment? And what legacy did they leave behind them after the cold millennia? The age of the Cro-Magnons lasted some 30,000 years-longer than all of recorded history. Cro-Magnon is the story of a little known, yet seminal, chapter of human experience.

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Author(s): Brian Fagan
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2010

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Author(s): Brian Fagan
Narrator(s): James Langton
Genre: Science
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Released: Oct 14, 2010
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400115945
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Author(s): Brian Fagan
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ISBN: #9781400195947

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