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    • Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations

    • By: Brian M. Fagan, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Brian M. Fagan
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Where do we come from? How did our ancestors settle this planet? How did the great historic civilizations of the world develop? How does a past so shadowy that it has to be painstakingly reconstructed from fragmentary, largely unwritten records nonetheless make us who and what we are?

    These 36 lectures bring you the answers that the latest scientific and archaeological research and theorizing suggest about human origins, how populations developed, and the ways in which civilizations spread throughout the globe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Conceptually But Becoming Dated

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-25-13

    Regular price: $41.95