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The Resource Finding time for the old Stone Age : a history of Palaeolithic archaeology and Quaternary geology in Britain, 1860-1960, Anne OConnor

Finding time for the old Stone Age : a history of Palaeolithic archaeology and Quaternary geology in Britain, 1860-1960, Anne OConnor

Label
Finding time for the old Stone Age : a history of Palaeolithic archaeology and Quaternary geology in Britain, 1860-1960
Title
Finding time for the old Stone Age
Title remainder
a history of Palaeolithic archaeology and Quaternary geology in Britain, 1860-1960
Statement of responsibility
Anne OConnor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid 19th century, curious stone implements were found beside the bones of extinct animals. Humans were evidently more ancient than had been supposed - but just how old were they? A colourful cast of characters - from professors to wine sellers - debated the question and even came to blows over it. Anne O'Connor tells their fascinating story. - ;Finding Time for the Old Stone Age explores a century of colourful debate over the age of our earliest ancestors. In the mid nineteenth century curious stone implements were found alongside the bones of extinct animals. Humans were evidently more
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connor, Anne
Dewey number
936.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN772.22.G7
LC item number
O27 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paleolithic period
  • Archaeological geology
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Tools, Prehistoric
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • HISTORY
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Archaeological geology
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Paleolithic period
  • Quaternary Geologic Period
  • Tools, Prehistoric
  • Great Britain
Label
Finding time for the old Stone Age : a history of Palaeolithic archaeology and Quaternary geology in Britain, 1860-1960, Anne OConnor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-407) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the Stone Age existed -- Arguments over the Ice Age -- Ancient dwellers of the Thames Valley -- Riverdrift men and cave men -- Eoliths : an earlier phase of the Stone Age? -- The Prepalaeolithic of East Anglia -- Chronologies of the early twentieth century -- Swanscombe : a standard Stone Age sequence for Britain -- The advent of the Abb Breuil -- Geological reshuffling and the growth of suspicion -- Conclusion
Control code
252685553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 423 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281149411
Lccn
2007012021
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252685553
Label
Finding time for the old Stone Age : a history of Palaeolithic archaeology and Quaternary geology in Britain, 1860-1960, Anne OConnor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-407) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the Stone Age existed -- Arguments over the Ice Age -- Ancient dwellers of the Thames Valley -- Riverdrift men and cave men -- Eoliths : an earlier phase of the Stone Age? -- The Prepalaeolithic of East Anglia -- Chronologies of the early twentieth century -- Swanscombe : a standard Stone Age sequence for Britain -- The advent of the Abb Breuil -- Geological reshuffling and the growth of suspicion -- Conclusion
Control code
252685553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 423 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281149411
Lccn
2007012021
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252685553

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