New PDF release: A Manual for Neanderthals

By H. Mewhinney

ISBN-10: 0292741421

ISBN-13: 9780292741423

the tale of humanity’s earliest days in the world has come all the way down to us mainly within the instruments and guns early hominids formed from flint. With those instruments, they won ascendancy over much less dexterous beasts and started the sluggish conquest in their surroundings. different files, together with their very bones, have mostly rotted away, yet their instruments of flint endure.
H. Mewhinney provides A guide for Neanderthals as “a common sense, down-to-earth examine of the way flint instruments and guns have been made—or for that topic, can nonetheless be made through any descendant of Stone Age man.”
the writer first units the scene with a pleasant and informative disquisition on flintflaking and flint-flakers, after which explains truly and concisely how he and prior Neanderthals have made flint artifacts, illustrating every one step with drawings and photographs.
Archeologists and anthropologists will notice during this booklet a modest yet real contribution to their fields, whereas creditors of Indian relics and those that wish to tinker with instruments and grasp strange abilities will locate it an incredibly sensible advisor to a fascinating and historical artwork. With persistence, and with A guide for Neanderthals at your aspect, you can too discover ways to flake flint.

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