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

By Thomas Wilson,Elizabeth Marshall Thomas,Kenneth Barnett Tankersley

ISBN-10: 1602390045

ISBN-13: 9781602390041

A thorough heritage of the guns and instruments our prehistoric ancestors used to outlive, this booklet finds a global that may fascinate someone attracted to outside talents, historical guns, or anthropology. Thomas Wilson explains the various varieties of arrowheads, spears, and knives utilized by the peoples of the Paleolithic interval throughout Western Europe and the early days of the USA. 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 looking and slicing to scraping and grinding. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds and hundreds of drawings of those instruments, together with microscopic info 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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