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By Thomas Wilson,Elizabeth Marshall Thomas,Kenneth Barnett Tankersley

A thorough background of the guns and instruments our prehistoric ancestors used to outlive, this e-book finds a global that may fascinate an individual attracted to open air abilities, historic guns, or anthropology. Thomas Wilson explains the numerous different types of arrowheads, spears, and knives utilized by the peoples of the Paleolithic interval throughout Western Europe and the early days of the United States. He information the fabrics from which those instruments have been made, how and the place they have been synthetic, and the needs for which they have been crafted—from searching and slicing to scraping and grinding. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds and hundreds of drawings of those instruments, together with microscopic information of the flint and different stones from which they have been crafted, it is a infrequent check out what sounds like mankind's not-so-distant past.

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