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24%OFFSteven Mithen - The Prehistory of the Mind: A Search for the Origins of Art, Religion and Science - 9780753802045 - V9780753802045
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The Prehistory of the Mind: A Search for the Origins of Art, Religion and Science

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Description for The Prehistory of the Mind: A Search for the Origins of Art, Religion and Science Paperback. Award-winning science writer Steven Mithen explores how an understanding of our ancestors and their development can illuminate our brains and behaviour today. Num Pages: 480 pages, line drawings. BIC Classification: HDDA; HPM; JMAL; JMR; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 199 x 128 x 24. Weight in Grams: 348.
Award-winning science writer Steven Mithen explores how an understanding of our ancestors and their development can illuminate our brains and behaviour today How do our minds work? When did language and religious beliefs first emerge? Why was there a cultural explosion of art and creativity with the arrival of modern humans? This ground-breaking book brings the insight of archaeology to our understanding of the development and history of the human mind, combining them with ideas from evolutionary psychology in a brilliant and provocative synthesis.

Product Details

Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
Weight
350g
Number of Pages
480
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780753802045
SKU
V9780753802045
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About Steven Mithen
Steven Mithen is Professor of Early Prehistory and Head of the School of Human and Environmental Sciences at the University of Reading.

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