H. Mewhinney's A Manual for Neanderthals PDF

By H. Mewhinney

ISBN-10: 0292741421

ISBN-13: 9780292741423

the tale of humanity’s earliest days on the earth has come all the way down to us mainly within the instruments and guns early hominids formed from flint. With those instruments, they received ascendancy over much less dexterous beasts and commenced the sluggish conquest in their surroundings. different documents, together with their very bones, have mostly rotted away, yet their instruments of flint endure.
H. Mewhinney offers A guide for Neanderthals as “a commonsense, down-to-earth research of ways flint instruments and guns have been made—or for that topic, can nonetheless be made via any descendant of Stone Age man.”
the writer first units the scene with a pleasant and informative disquisition on flintflaking and flint-flakers, after which explains sincerely and concisely how he and prior Neanderthals have made flint artifacts, illustrating every one step with drawings and photographs.
Archeologists and anthropologists will notice during this booklet a modest yet actual contribution to their fields, whereas creditors of Indian relics and those who prefer to tinker with instruments and grasp strange abilities will locate it an incredibly useful advisor to a fascinating and old artwork. With persistence, and with A guide for Neanderthals at your part, you may as well learn how to flake flint.

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