The Cambridge World Prehistory, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 (first edition)
By Renfrew, Colin, and Bahn, Paul (editors)
Pp. xiv, 1-690; x, 693-1353; ix, 1357-2049; numerous black-and-white photos, halftones, maps, line-drawings of artifacts, stratigraphic sections. Publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to. Volume 1 covers Africa, South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Volume 2 presents East Asia and the Americas. Volume 3 covers West and Central Asia and Europe. The Cambridge World Prehistory provides a systematic and authoritative examination of the prehistory of every region around the world from the early days of human origins in Africa 2 million years ago to the beginning of written history, which in some areas started only two centuries ago. Written by a team of leading international scholars, the volumes include both traditional topics and cutting edge approaches such as archaeolinguistics and molecular genetics, and examine the essential questions of human development around the world (from the rear jacket panel). No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Publisher Place||New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||3|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy in fine (new) dust jackets.|