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Man from the farthest past

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Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942; Abbot, Charles Greeley; Hrdlička, Aleš. Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872, Editor
Man from the farthest past
(Smithsonian Science Series, Volume 7)
New York: Smithsonian institution series, inc., 1930

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Contents

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[Frontispiece] A fanciful sketch of prehistoric man which suggests the rude conditions of his life

[Title page] Man from the farthest past

Contents

Illustrations

Preface, Bishop, C. W. pp. i-iii ff.

Chapter I: man's theater of action, pp. 1-11

Chapter II: the chorus of man's stage, pp. 12-22

Chapter III: the development of the individual human being, pp. 23-36

Chapter IV: the study of human prehistory, pp. 37-55

Chapter V: the Ice Age, pp. 56-70 ff.

Chapter VI: man the cave dweller, pp. 71-82

Chapter VII: Neanderthal man, pp. 83-109

Chapter VIII: Neanderthal man (contintued): remains of early man near Weimar, pp. 110-133

Chapter IX: the most ancient remains of man: the piltdown remains, pp. 134-165

Chapter X: the unfolding of man's intelligence, pp. 166-181

Chapter XI: the Old Stone Age, pp. 182-233

Chapter XII: the Middle Stone Age, pp. 234-245

Chapter XIII: the New Stone Age, pp. 246-265

Chapter XIV: the age of bronze, pp. 266-293

Chapter XV: ancient Egypt, Asia Minor, and Crete, pp. 294-312

Chapter XVI: other centers of civilization, pp. 313-325

Chapter XVII: prehistoric man in the New World, pp. 326-351

Chapter XVIII: new discoveries concerning ancient man, pp. 352-373

Bibliography, pp. 374-380

Appendix: Neanderthal remains, pp. 381-385 ff.

Index, pp. 387-397 ff.

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