Questo primo volume segue il percorso dell'uomo dall'età più antica ﬁno al III millennio a.C. Una prima parte è relativa alla preistoria, la fase che precede la "storia" documentata, e tratta della comparsa dei primi uomini e delle Età paleolitica, mesolitica e neolitica.
Per questa fase è stato necessario rivolgere l'indagine a un'area geograﬁca molto ampia, allo scopo di seguire il lungo e compo sviluppo evolutivo dai primati all'uomo e l'emergere delle prime forme di vita sociale. Ci si affaccia quindi nella protostoria, quando si comincia ad avere la prima documentazione certa delle vicende umane.
L'illustrazione dello sviluppo delle culture più antiche si avvale per la preistoria di materiali e reperti provenienti da varie parti del mondo, laddove le fonti scritte compariranno più tardi e saranno indagate per i periodi successivi: le età "storiche". Un saggio di taglio metodologico sulla storia del pensiero archeologico nel corso del XX secolo aiuta il lettore a partecipare in maniera dinamica alle ricerche e alle scoperte compiute dagli archeologi nel corso di anni di indagini sui materiali che gli antichi ci hanno lasciato. Un gruppo di studiosi, ciascuno con competenze speciﬁche, accompagna il lettore in un viaggio a ritroso nel tempo, attraverso milioni di anni, ﬁno all'emergere della storia.
Hot and Tasty:The First Course, introduces you to lifelong friends, Sophia Richards and Julia Williams. Sophia is a beautiful full figured woman with no problems attracting men and avoids relationships at all costs.She is busy running her catering company Costes with her partner, Carmen. Her no relationship policy is tested when one of New York city's most captivating men, Antonio Lioni,of the Lioni real estate empire enters her life one summer night. Julia Williams is a devoted wife which is determined to keep her marriage together even though her husband is straying. When an unexpected encounter spirals her life out of control will Julia be able to recover and move forward? Hot and Tasty:The First Course is a story of friendship,family,love,passion and food. It is story on how even though life interrupts their chances at happiness they find a way to continue seeking it.
The first and only book to blow the whistle on wasted contributions, Don't Just Give It Away shows readers how to tune out fundraising hype and make their donations to charity really count.
Nine step-by-step drawing tutorials. Learn to draw lifelike animals, people, faces, everyday objects, horses, cats, wolf, portraits with graphite pencils. The book is written and illustrated by the recognized fine artist Jasmina Susak, whose unique drawings are popular around the world. Since the author is a self-taught artist, the reader can read about personal experience, clear and friendly instructions that everyone can follow. This book - featuring more than 70 illustrations - is recommended for the beginners and intermediate artists.
Bestselling author Anne Baker's compelling saga of family secrets, heartache and happy endings.
When Nancy Seymour's RAF pilot husband, Charles, is killed, her life falls apart.
Not only has she lost the man she loved, but she also loses her home and must find a way to support herself and their little girl, Caro, on her own. With the outbreak of World War Two, Nancy is grateful for the sanctuary offered by Charles's father in the form of a little cottage in the countryside. But his mother Henrietta has always disapproved of her son's wife and seems hell-bent on making her life a misery. Nancy has little idea, though, of the depths to which Henrietta is prepared to sink. With the danger of war ever-present, Nancy must find the strength to protect those she holds dear through years of hardship and peril. And, if she survives all this, perhaps she can still hope for a second chance at happiness...
He catches sight of himself in the hallway mirror by accident. With a Grinch mask over his head, a t-shirt with a smiley face on it and a baseball bat in his hand, he can’t help but smile. His raucous neighbor lies under the door Ralph broke through just minutes ago, probably still passed out. Now that there’s peace, he can have himself a drink. Ralph has made sure there are only two sides to his life. At work, he sneaks around in the darkest depths of iniquity, confident and with light feet. In his spare time, the couch gets most of his affection. Since it’s the only way to keep him from messing anything up, he shuts himself away.
But his feet get heavy quick, and he treads through thick mud time and again, unable to keep the mud from spilling out of his mind. When someone defiles his beloved car with a smelly green marker, all hell breaks loose, stretching the seams to their breaking point.