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Human prehistory and the first civilizations [videorecording] / Brian M. Fagan
DVDs DVDs | Teaching Co. | c2003
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 930 F (TEACHING COMPANY)) plus 2 more
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Adult DVD-Nonfiction 930 F (TEACHING COMPANY) pt.1, no.1-2 CHECK SHELF
Adult DVD-Nonfiction 930 F (TEACHING COMPANY) pt.2, no.1-2 CHECK SHELF
Adult DVD-Nonfiction 930 F (TEACHING COMPANY) pt.3, no.1-2 CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Chantilly , Va. : Teaching Co., c2003.
Descript
6 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Series
Great courses (DVD). History
Great courses
Great courses (DVD)
System Det
DVD.
Performer
Lectures delivered by Professor Brian M. Fagan, University of California at Santa Barbara.
Note
Thirty-six 30 minute lectures in three containers.
Bibliog.
Include bibliographical references. (Course guidebooks).
Summary
Narrative of the story of human origins and the many ties that still bind us deeply to the world before writing.
Contents
Part 1. Introducing human prehistory -- In the beginning -- Our earliest ancestors -- The first human diaspora -- The first Europeans -- The Neanderthals -- The origins of Homo sapiens sapiens -- The great diaspora -- The world of the Cro-Magnons -- Artists and mammoth hunters -- The first Americans -- The Paleo-Indians and afterward -- Part 2. After the Ice Age -- The first farmers -- Why farming? -- The first European farmers -- Farming in Asia and settling the Pacific -- The story of maize -- The origins of states and civilization -- Sumerian civilization -- Ancient Egyptian civilization to the Old Kingdom -- Ancient Egypt : Middle and New Kingdoms -- The Minoan civilization of Crete -- The eastern Mediterranean world -- Part 3. The Harappan civilization of South Asia -- South and Southeast Asia -- Africa : a world of interconnectedness -- The origins of Chinese civilization -- China : Zhou to the Han -- Southeast Asian civilizations -- Pueblos and moundbuilders in North America -- Ancient Maya civilization -- Highland Mesoamerican civilization -- The origins of Andean civilization -- The Inka and their predecessors -- Epilogue.
Local Note
Drct, 10-07
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ISBN
1565855892
9781565855892
Music #
380 Teaching Company
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