Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans
A book by Brian Fagan
“[A] fascinating account…Fagan’s narratives of cave-painting and hunting – among other anecdotes – really bring this history-laden book to life.”—Green Life blog, Sierra Magazine “Archaeology … see full wiki
"Cro-Magnon" may be categorized as a brief history of human pre-history, at least that portion of the world's pre-history that was peopled by what anthropologists call "modern" man - from 150,000 years ago up to approximately 12,000 years ago. Of course, modern science now tells us that man came in two flavours - Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal - two species that were definitely genetically different and, almost certainly, sexually incompatible. "Cro-Magnon" … more
A fascinating look into the rise of modern man and the demise of competing Neanderthals in Ice Age Europe from 150,000 to 12,000 years ago. Definitely worth a look-see for those of us that enjoy cultural anthropology.
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