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Amazing Facts: Monsters of Prehistory By Dušan Valent
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A unique, richly illustrated work full of the weirdest, scariest or largest “monsters” of prehistory, many of which aren’t shown in any other popular-science book. It’s a... More > precious gift for dinosaur lovers of all ages, or anyone, who is interested in the beauty and variability of nature.< Less
People, Places and Prehistory in Swaledale By Helen Bainbridge
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Helen Bainbridge takes us on a wonderful journey through the written history of prehistoric Swaledale, from a time when flint arrow heads were thought to be petrified thunderbolts, through the early... More > and surprisingly perceptive antiquarians, and the certainties of the digging and writing clergymen, to the ground-breaking work of Robert White, Andrew Fleming and Tim Laurie which has inspired the 21st century investigation you can explore on the SWAAG website. We now know that good history and archaeology raise more questions than they answer, but the journey remains as exhilarating as ever. This publication will be of interest to both newcomer and well-seasoned enthusiast to the history of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale. Drawing upon a wide range of text focussing on local prehistory, fact, fiction and anecdote are connected with actual finds to create a lively trawl through time. Many of the illustrations have never been published and draw upon the riches of the Swaledale Museum archive.< Less
The Forgotten Monsters of Prehistory By Theo Fischer
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Prepare to take a journey back in time to witness the most fearsome creatures ever to walk the Earth. Enter hostile habitats; from bug-filled swamps to dinosaur deserts, and meet everything from... More > giant scorpions and mutant reptiles to monstrous snakes and sabre tooth cats. Read on to discover the most weird, strange and terrifying creatures ever to fly, walk and swim our world, read on to discover the terrible tale of life on Earth.< Less
Rocks of Prehistory: The Gumlog Creek Rockshelter By Clay Sherrod
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Among the most unusual of all Arkansas rock shelters – homes for our aboriginal residents – is the Gumlog Creek Rockshelter. Occupied for thousands of years, this site demonstrates... More > prehistoric ethnology from the end of the last ice age to the time of first contact by European explorers. The Arkansas River Valley Indian Rock Art Project began for the author in 1980. It resulted in the cataloging of nearly 700 rock shelters throughout Arkansas which demonstrate some form of aboriginal rock art and/or evidence of prehistoric occupation. Analysis of its artifacts reveal a very long span of occupation, from Archaic through Woodland Periods of cultural influence. This association suggests that the glyphs of these shelters were contemporaneous. In addition, the impressive shelter atop Carrion Crow Mountain in Arkansas, along Gumlog Creek, a feeder creek into the Arkansas River, is associated to one of the most unusual and intricate rock carvings in North America, the Gumlog Creek Petroglyph.< Less
The Western Cree (Pakisimotan Wi Iniwak) - Background and Prehistory By Joachim Fromhold
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Archaeology and prehistory of the Cree peoples in Alberta and Western Canada from 13,000 years ago to 1700 A.D.; 238 pages
The Western Cree (Pakisimotan Wi Iniwak) - Background and Prehistory By Joachim Fromhold
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Archaeology and prehistory of the Cree peoples in Alberta and Western Canada from 13,000 years ago to 1700 A.D.; 238 pages
Prehistory of Agriculture: New Experimental and Ethnographic Approaches By Patricia C. Anderson
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The twenty-eight contributors to this book show how experimental and ethnographic approaches are being used to shed new light on the process of domestication, and harvesting techniques, tools and... More > technology in the period just before and just after the appearance of agriculture. The book takes an explicity comparative approach, with chapters on SW Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa.< Less
Niger Delta Prehistory: OGUTA (AD1290-1891) By Stanley I. Okoroafor
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Niger Delta Prehistory: Oguta(AD 1290-1891) is a book born out of the zeal to factually render the accounts of the past of Oguta's land and people in the Niger Delta, which were fast being eroded out... More > of memory of the people and indeed the environment stemming largely from the rapid human activity. Equipped with very functional instruments of prehistorical investigations, the ensuing research covered Oguta and the enrions in the Northern Fringe of the Delta, particularly, but also to certain related areas of Southern Nigeria. The outcome of the research is what has been lucidly and vividly packaged in the twenty-one chapters arranged in seven parts in this book.< Less
Cosmos In Collision: The Prehistory of Our Solar System and of Modern Man By Theodore Holden & Troy McLachlan
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This work does not answer every question which people will have regarding human origins but several of the questions which it does answer are very big ones, particularly the question of the original... More > home for modern humans within our system, which was not Earth. Also addressed are questions of the relationship between modern humans and hominids such as the Neanderthal, the relationship between Cro Magnon man and the familiar people of Genesis, a reasonable scientific estimate of the actual age of our planet, and the actual manner in which solar systems such as ours form up in the plasma environment of space.< Less
The Catholic Underground Guide TM to "Pre-History" and Peoples of Pre-Columbian Michigan By Lawrence J. Rogers
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This booklet of 9 pages serves as an introduction, from a traditional Catholic perspective, to the most useful and insightful pre-history of the Americas in general and America in particular. Their... More > religions and religions described, dates and points of interest given.< Less

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