by Richard Rudgley
- argues that many technological and cultural innovations, possibly including writing, developed during the stone age.
by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
- the story of the discovery of well preserved, 3,500 year old mummies with Caucasian features in the Tarim basin of north-west China. Includes information on the Tokharian people, language and script.
by Colin Renfrew
- an original synthesis between modern historical linguistics and cultural archaeology which concludes, somewhat controvesially, that a primitive Indo-European language was spoken in Europe thousands of years earlier than previously assumed.
by Genevieve von Petzinger
- the first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world - the first indications of symbolic meaning, intelligence, and language.
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