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Arrowpoints, Spearheads, and Knives of Prehistoric Times by Thomas Wilson,Elizabeth Marshall Thomas,Kenneth Barnett

By Thomas Wilson,Elizabeth Marshall Thomas,Kenneth Barnett Tankersley

A thorough historical past of the guns and instruments our prehistoric ancestors used to outlive, this e-book finds an international that might fascinate a person attracted to outdoors talents, historical guns, or anthropology. Thomas Wilson explains the various forms of arrowheads, spears, and knives utilized by the peoples of the Paleolithic interval throughout Western Europe and the early days of the US. He info 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 of thousands of drawings of those instruments, together with microscopic information of the flint and different stones from which they have been crafted, this can be a infrequent look at what sounds like mankind's not-so-distant past.

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