The Roots of Civilization

There is a vast, under-appreciated stretch of artistic and technological development starting about 40,000 years ago and extending through the rise of the first historically documented societies. These entries are devoted to the gardeners, mariners, philosophers, and tinkerers of that period who laid the basis for everything we think of as civilization.

The Ancient Wisdom of Shamans and Alchemists

 
In Fairy-Tale Time

 
The Ice Age and Its Ending

 

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