The Resource The humans who went extinct : why Neanderthals died out and we survived, Clive Finlayson

The humans who went extinct : why Neanderthals died out and we survived, Clive Finlayson

Label
The humans who went extinct : why Neanderthals died out and we survived
Title
The humans who went extinct
Title remainder
why Neanderthals died out and we survived
Statement of responsibility
Clive Finlayson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Just 28,000 years ago, the blink of an eye in geological time, the last of Neanderthals died out in their last outpost, in caves near Gibraltar. Thanks to cartoons and folk accounts we have a distorted view of these other humans - for that is what they were. We think of them as crude and clumsy and not very bright, easily driven to extinction by the lithe, smart modern humans that came out of Africa some 100,000 years ago. But was it really as simple as that? Clive Finlayson reminds us that the Neanderthals were another kind of human, and their culture was not so very different from that of our
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN285
LC item number
.F54 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The humans who went extinct : why Neanderthals died out and we survived, Clive Finlayson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-259) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : when climate changed the course of history -- The road to extinction is paved with good intentions -- Once we were not alone -- Failed experiments -- Stick to what you know best -- Being in the right place at the right time -- If only ... -- Africa in Europe : a Mediterranean serengeti -- One small step for man ... -- Forever opportunists -- The pawn turned player -- Epilogue : children of chance
Control code
ocn489212755
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571176
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612346545
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
234654
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35484871
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)489212755
  • pebcs0191571172

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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