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ISBN-13 9780199929443
ISBN-10 0-19-539135-7ISBN-13 978-0-19-539135-0
Author(s): Kenneth L. Feder, Central Connecticut State University
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 572

IDEAL FOR INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY and world prehistory courses, The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory, Fifth Edition, is an engaging and up-to-date chronological introduction to human prehistory. Kenneth L. Feder introduces students to “the big picture”–the grand sweep of uman evolutionary history–presenting the human past within the context of fundamental themes of cultural evolution.

Each chapter includes an overview, a timeline of events, maps pinpointing locations of sites discussed, site lists with page references, a chapter summary, key terms (defined in the glossary at the back of the book), and suggested reading lists.