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By Brian Fagan

ISBN-10: 1608194051

ISBN-13: 9781608194056

They survived through their wits in a snowbound global, looking, and infrequently being hunted by way of, animals again and again their dimension. by means of flickering firelight, they drew bison, deer, and mammoths on cavern partitions- brilliant pictures that grab our imaginations after thirty thousand years. they're identified to archaeologists because the Cro-Magnons-but who have been they? easily positioned, those humans have been one of the first anatomically glossy people. For millennia, their hunter-gatherer tradition flourished in small wallet throughout Ice Age Europe, the far-off forerunner to the civilization we are living in now.

Bestselling writer Brian Fagan brings those early people out of the deep freeze together with his trademark mixture of erudition, state-of-the-art technological know-how, and brilliant storytelling. Cro-Magnon finds human society in its infancy, dealing with huge, immense environmental demanding situations from glaciers, predators, and a rival species of humans-the Neanderthals. Cro-Magnon captures the adaptability that has made people an unequalled luck as a species. residing on a frozen continent with merely crude instruments, Ice Age people survived and thrived. In those pages, we meet our so much amazing ancestors.

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