People of the Earth : An Introduction to World Prehistory

  • ISBN 13:


  • ISBN 10:


  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/31/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

Extend Your Rental at Any Time

Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.

Rental Options

List Price $150.00 Save

Free Shipping Free Shipping On Every Order
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.


This internationally renowned text provides the only truly global account of human prehistory from the earliest times through the earliest civilizations. Written in an accessible way, People of the Earth shows how today's diverse humanity developed biologically and culturally over millions of years against a background of constant climatic change.

-Emphasizes major controversies such as the origins of modern humans and the first settlement of the Americas - Presents students with relevant theories about first settlement and origination so they can more easily comprehend the development of early civilization.

-Surveys alternative perspectives on the past and outlines some of the important theoretical frameworks that influence our thinking about prehistory - Furnishes students with material that reflects issues surrounding world prehistory in today's world.

-Site Boxes in each chapter that discuss key locations and discoveries - Highlights exceptional and easily accessible examples that span a host of geographic locations and time periods.

Author Biography

Read more

Table of Contents

Read more

Write a Review