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Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans

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Bestselling author Brian Fagan brings early humans out of the deep freeze with his trademark mix of erudition, cutting-edge science, and vivid storytelling. Cro-Magnon reveals human society in its infancy, facing enormous environmental challenges—including a rival species of humans, the Neanderthals.

For ten millennia, Cro-Magnons lived side by side with Neanderthals, an encounter that Fagan fills with drama. Using their superior intellects and tools, these ingenious problem solvers survived harsh conditions that eventually extinguished their Neanderthal cousins.

Cro-Magnon captures the indomitable adaptability that has made Homo sapiens an unmatched success as a species. Living on a frozen continent with only the most basic tools, Ice Age humans survived and thrived.

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The name Cro-Magnon inspires images of a snowbound world, mammoth hunting, and eerily alluring cave paintings. Who were these ancient people? In a word, they were us—the first anatomically modern humans.

About the Author

Brian Fagan is the author of Fish on Friday, The Little Ice Age, The Long Summer, and the New York Times bestseller The Great Warming.Actor and musician James Langton, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has performed many voice-overs and narrated numerous audiobooks, including the international bestseller The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud by Julia Navarro and The Demon's Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400115945
Author:
Fagan, Brian M.
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Langton, James
Read:
Langton, James
Narrated:
Langton, James
Author:
Langton, James
Author:
Fagan, Brian
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution - Human
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Subject:
General science
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.5 lb
Media Run Time:
600

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