Table of contents for Archaeology and prehistory / Pam J. Crabtree, Douglas V. Campana.

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Part 1: Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory
Chapter 1. What Is Prehistory?  The World before the Written Word
Chapter 2. What Is Prehistoric Archaeology? 

Part 2: Who Were Our Earliest Ancestors?
Chapter 3. Our Earliest Human Ancestors: The Australopithecines and the Earliest Humans
Chapter 4. The Earliest Archaeological Sites: The First Stone Tools

Part 3:  What Were Archaic Humans Like, and How Did Their Society Differ from Our Own? 
Chapter 5. Homo erectus and the Lower Paleolithic in Africa and the Near East
Chapter 6. The Lower Paleolithic in Asia and Europe
Chapter 7. The Middle Paleolithic and the Appearance of The Neanderthals

Part 4: The Origins of Modern Human Society: Archaic versus Modern Cultures
Chapter 8. The Appearance of Modern Humans
Chapter 9. Late Paleolithic Cultures of the Near East and Africa 
Chapter 10. The Industries and Cultures of the Upper Paleolithic in Europe 
Chapter 11. Art and Cognition in the Upper Paleolithic
Chapter 12. The Initial Human Colonization of Australia and the Americas

Part 5: How Did Human Societies Change at the End of the Ice Age?
Chapter 13. The Changing World at the End of the Ice Age 
Chapter 14. Theories of Hunter-Gather Subsistence Strategies: Hunter-Gatherers in Postglacial Europe and North America
Chapter 15. The Mesolithic Period in Europe
Chapter 16. Post-Pleistocene Adaptations in the Americas: The Development of the Archaic

Part 6: Why Did Certain Peoples Abandon a Life of Hunting and Gathering to Take Up Farming? 
Chapter 17. The Origins of Agriculture: A Crucial Step
Chapter 18. Last Foragers and First Farmers: The Origins of Agriculture in the Old World
Chapter 19. Agricultural Origins in the New World
Chapter 20. The Consequences of the Agricultural Revolution

Part 7: How and Why Did Cities and States Develop in the Old World? 
Chapter 21. The Development of Cities and States: Mesopotamia and the Urban Revolution
Chapter 22. Complex Societies in the Indus Valley 
Chapter 23. The Origin of the Ancient Egyptian Society 
Chapter 24. Later Prehistoric Europe: A Different Pattern of Cultural Complexity

Part 8: How Did Cities and States Develop in the New World?
Chapter 25. Complex Societies in Mesoamerica
Chapter 26. Cities, States, and Empires in the Andes
Chapter 27. Eastern North America: An Alternative Pattern of Cultural Complexity
Chapter 28. The Future of Archaeology

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Prehistoric peoples, Antiquities, Prehistoric, Anthropology, Prehistoric