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The Prehistoric Society

Concerned with prehistory world-wide, its membership is drawn from many countries. Newsletters online, lectures, events, grants, merchandise.

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Reflections on Prehistory

Offers an overview of prehistory ranging from topics on early hominids to regional discussions of prehistory in the Near East and the American Southwest.

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Prehistoric Man by History Link 101

Offers links categorized in five areas: art, daily life, maps, pictures, and research on early man.

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Human Prehistory: An Exhibition

Offers an overview of human evolution and prehistory with a particular emphasis on early human developments in the Old World. The graphically enhanced tours open with a discussion of the origins of the study of "hominid evolution".

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Edge 3rd Culture

A talk by Jared Diamond, Ph.D. from UCLA that addresses the question of why human history unfolded differently on different continents for the last 13,000 years.

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Ecological Role of Prehistoric Humans

An overview of how populations altered ecosystems and extinguished species prior to developing advanced technology.

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Ancient Greece and Early America

Early West and Native/Colonial America: artifacts, music, film clips, maps/time-lines, plus contributions from visual artists and historians.

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