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The old Human career of england undertaking (AHOB) funded via the Leverhulme belief started in 2001 and taken jointly researchers from a variety of disciplines with the purpose of investigating the checklist of human presence in Britain from the earliest career until eventually the tip of the final Ice Age, approximately 12,000 years in the past. learn of alterations in weather, panorama and biota over the past million years offers the environmental backdrop to knowing human presence and shortage including the advance of recent applied sciences. This e-book brings jointly the multidisciplinary paintings of the undertaking. The chapters current the result of new fieldwork and study on previous websites from museum collections utilizing an array of recent analytical recommendations.

  • Features an up to date therapy of the checklist of human presence within the British Isles in the course of the Palaeolithic period (700,000 - 10,000 years earlier than present)
  • Takes multidisciplinary method that incorporates archaeology, geochemistry, geochronology, stratigraphy and sedimentology
  • Coincides with the fruits of the AHOB undertaking in 2010, offering a benchmark assertion at the checklist of human career in Britain that may be applied and confirmed via destiny examine

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