By H. Mewhinney
H. Mewhinney provides A handbook for Neanderthals as “a commonsense, down-to-earth examine of ways flint instruments and guns have been made—or for that subject, can nonetheless be made via any descendant of Stone Age man.”
the writer first units the scene with a pleasant and informative disquisition on flintflaking and flint-flakers, after which explains basically and concisely how he and prior Neanderthals have made flint artifacts, illustrating every one step with drawings and photographs.
Archeologists and anthropologists will notice during this e-book a modest yet real contribution to their fields, whereas creditors of Indian relics and those who prefer to tinker with instruments and grasp strange talents will locate it an incredibly sensible advisor to a fascinating and historic paintings. With persistence, and with A guide for Neanderthals at your facet, it's also possible to learn how to flake flint.
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A Manual for Neanderthals by H. Mewhinney