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    • The Last Lost World

    • Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene
    • By: Lydia V. Pyne, Stephen J. Pyne
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own. It’s a time of ice ages, global migrations, and mass extinctions - of woolly rhinos, mammoths, giant ground sloths, and not least early species of Homo. It’s the world that created ours. But outside that environmental story there exists a parallel narrative that describes how our ideas about the Pleistocene have emerged.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A history of the idea of the Ice Age

    • By Gary on 11-27-12

    Regular price: $27.99