People of the Earth. An Introduction to World Prehistory.
By Brian M Fagan.1998. People of the Earth is a unique narrative survey of humankind from its earliest origins up to the advent of literate civilizations. This text is designed for readers with no prior experience in archaeology. People of the Earth has become not only a reflection of Brian Fagan's vast commitment to his students and the field, but also a tribute to the remarkable scientific triumphs archaeologists have achieved over the past twenty years.