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read Europe Before Rome kindle Í Hardcover ↠ reflectionslisburnltd Ú Werner Herzog's 2011 film Cave of Forgotten Dreams about the painted caves at Chauvet France brought a glimpse of Europe's extraordinary prehistory to a popular audience But paleolithic cave paintings stunning as they are form just aEs explored in the book offer the earliest European evidence we have of the typical features of human society tool making hunting cooking burial practices agriculture and warfare Introductory prologues to each chapter provide context for the wider changes in human behavior and society in the time period while the author's concluding remarks offer expert reflections on the enduring significance of these placesTracing the evolution of human society in Europe across than a million years Europe before Rome gives readers a vivid portrait of life for prehistoric man and woma This book was much than the tagline A site by site tour suggests Each period is prefaced by an archaeological and anthropological introduction and capped by a thoughts section which ties all of the organic remnants and potherds together into a story of human cultural developments Further it is than a these are the steps leading to Rome as a culmination of everything before sort of history worship the author celebrates the human achievement of each culture in its place in time I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in prehistory and the story of Europe before and slightly contemporaneous with Greece and Rome

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Werner Herzog's 2011 film Cave of Forgotten Dreams about the painted caves at Chauvet France brought a glimpse of Europe's extraordinary prehistory to a popular audience But paleolithic cave paintings stunning as they are form just a part of a story that begins with the arrival of the first humans to Europe 13 million years ago and culminates in the achievements of Greece and RomeIn Europe before Rome T Douglas Price takes readers on a guided tour through dozens of the most important prehistoric sites on the continent from very recent discoveries to some of the most fa I didn't expect this guide through archaeological sites would be a page turner but it was I'm a newbie and though I was familiar with some of the sites in the book it was really helpful for me to put this in a larger and chronological order I wish I had read this book 20 years ago guiding me through museum and site visits That wouldn't have been possible since it was written in 2013 and several of the sites are also relatively new discoveries

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Europe Before RomeMous and puzzling places in the world like Chauvet Stonehenge and Knossos This volume focuses on than 60 sites organized chronologically according to their archaeological time period and accompanied by 200 illustrations including numerous color photographs maps and drawings Our understanding of prehistoric European archaeology has been almost completely rewritten in the last 25 years with a series of major findings from virtually every time period such as Otzi the Iceman the discoveries at Atapuerca and evidence of a much earlier eruption at Mt Vesuvius Many of the sit This was the 'text book' used by my pre history class a few semesters ago I loved it I found myself reading than what was assigned and looking up a ton of side information I enjoyed the way the book was written organized and the information and pictures that were included for each site