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An authoritative eye opening look at Stone Age civilizations that explodes traditional portrayals of prehistoryThe rise of historical civilization 5000 years ago is often depicted as if those societies were somehow created out of nothing However recent discoveries of astonishing accomplishments from the Neolithic Age in art technology writing math science religion medicine and exploration demand a fundamental rethinking of humanity bef. An uneven presentation The introductory diatribe is off putting but the main discourse is usually reasonable A useful collection of facts concerning how some artifacts might describe possible pre historical accomplishments The author presents some of his ideas as controversial that do not seem to be; he is sometimes balanced and identifies evidence that is in dispute There are some good parts but near the end I just wanted to be done with this book

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Lost Civilisations of the Stone Age A Journey Back to Our Cultural OriginsY was better than it is for contemporary third world populationsRudgley reminds us just how savage so called civilized people can be and demonstrates how the cultures that have been reviled as savage were truly civilized The Lost Civilizations of the Stone Age shows the great debt that contemporary society owes to its prehistoric predecessors It is a rich introduction to a lost world that will redefine the meaning of civilization itsel. Parts of this book were very interesting like the discussion of the evidence for Neolithic surgery However the author is annoyingly pedantic and often times does not illustrate his arguments well If someone is discussing a really interesting artifact that shows the ingenuity or early man I would like to see sketches of the artifact and nice references to the original papersWhile I generally agreed with Richard Rugley that people often underestimate the mental prowess of earlier humanity this book could have been engaging or academically rigorous It fell into a limbo of trying to be approachable and yet horrible dull and dry This was not an easy read despite the interesting subject matter

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summary Lost Civilisations of the Stone Age: A Journey Back to Our Cultural Origins ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ An authoritative eye opening look at Stone Age civilizations that explodes traditional portrayals of prehistoryThe rise of historical civilization 5000 yeaOre the dawn of written historyIn this fascinating book Richard Rudgley describes how The intrepid explorers of the Stone Age discovered all of the world's major land masses long before the so called Age of Discovery Stone Age man performed medical operations including amputations and delicate cranial surgeries Paleolithic cave artists of Western Europe used techniues that were forgotten until the Renaissance Prehistoric life expectanc. An academic read but still interesting