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The Prehistoric World; Or, Vanished races

By Emory Adams Allen
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  • THE PREHISTORIC WORLD
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
      • Chapter II. EARLY GEOLOGICAL PERIODS.
        • Chapter III. MEN OF THE RIVER DRIFT.
        • Chapter IV. CAVE-MEN.
        • Chapter V. ANTIQUITY OF THE PALEOLITHIC AGE.
        • Chapter VI. THE NEOLITHIC AGE IN EUROPE.
        • Chapter VII. THE BRONZE AGE IN EUROPE.
        • Chapter VIII. THE IRON AGE IN EUROPE. Bronze not the best metal—Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron—Probable steps in this discovery—Where this discovery was first made—Known in Ancient Egypt—How this knowledge would spread—Iron would not drive out Bronze—The primitive Iron-worker—The advance in government—Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age—Weapons of early Iron Age—The battle-field of Tilfenau—Trade of early Iron Age—Invention of Money—Invention of Alphabetic Writing—Invasion of the Germanic Tribes—The cause of the Dark Ages—Connection of these three ages—Necessity of believing in an Extended Past—Attempts to determine the same—Tiniere Delta—Lake Bienne—British Fen-lands—Maximum and Minimum Data—Mr. Geikie's conclusions—The Isolation of the paleolithic Age.
        • Chapter IX. EARLY MAN IN AMERICA.
        • Chapter X. THE MOUND BUILDERS.
        • Chapter XI. THE PUEBLO COUNTRY.
        • Chapter XII. THE PREHISTORIC AMERICANS.
        • Chapter XIII. THE NAHUA TRIBES.
        • Chapter XIV. THE MAYA TRIBES.
        • Chapter XV. THE CULTURE OF THE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
        • Chapter XVI. ANCIENT PERU.
      • Chapter III. MEN OF THE RIVER DRIFT.
      • Chapter IV. CAVE-MEN.
      • Chapter V. ANTIQUITY OF THE PALEOLITHIC AGE.
      • Chapter VI. THE NEOLITHIC AGE IN EUROPE.
      • Chapter VII. THE BRONZE AGE IN EUROPE.
      • Chapter VIII. THE IRON AGE IN EUROPE. Bronze not the best metal—Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron—Probable steps in this discovery—Where this discovery was first made—Known in Ancient Egypt—How this knowledge would spread—Iron would not drive out Bronze—The primitive Iron-worker—The advance in government—Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age—Weapons of early Iron Age—The battle-field of Tilfenau—Trade of early Iron Age—Invention of Money—Invention of Alphabetic Writing—Invasion of the Germanic Tribes—The cause of the Dark Ages—Connection of these three ages—Necessity of believing in an Extended Past—Attempts to determine the same—Tiniere Delta—Lake Bienne—British Fen-lands—Maximum and Minimum Data—Mr. Geikie's conclusions—The Isolation of the paleolithic Age.
      • Chapter IX. EARLY MAN IN AMERICA.
      • Chapter X. THE MOUND BUILDERS.
      • Chapter XI. THE PUEBLO COUNTRY.
      • Chapter XII. THE PREHISTORIC AMERICANS.
      • Chapter XIII. THE NAHUA TRIBES.
      • Chapter XIV. THE MAYA TRIBES.
      • Chapter XV. THE CULTURE OF THE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
      • Chapter XVI. ANCIENT PERU.
    • Chapter II. EARLY GEOLOGICAL PERIODS.
      • Chapter III. MEN OF THE RIVER DRIFT.
      • Chapter IV. CAVE-MEN.
      • Chapter V. ANTIQUITY OF THE PALEOLITHIC AGE.
      • Chapter VI. THE NEOLITHIC AGE IN EUROPE.
      • Chapter VII. THE BRONZE AGE IN EUROPE.
      • Chapter VIII. THE IRON AGE IN EUROPE. Bronze not the best metal—Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron—Probable steps in this discovery—Where this discovery was first made—Known in Ancient Egypt—How this knowledge would spread—Iron would not drive out Bronze—The primitive Iron-worker—The advance in government—Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age—Weapons of early Iron Age—The battle-field of Tilfenau—Trade of early Iron Age—Invention of Money—Invention of Alphabetic Writing—Invasion of the Germanic Tribes—The cause of the Dark Ages—Connection of these three ages—Necessity of believing in an Extended Past—Attempts to determine the same—Tiniere Delta—Lake Bienne—British Fen-lands—Maximum and Minimum Data—Mr. Geikie's conclusions—The Isolation of the paleolithic Age.
      • Chapter IX. EARLY MAN IN AMERICA.
      • Chapter X. THE MOUND BUILDERS.
      • Chapter XI. THE PUEBLO COUNTRY.
      • Chapter XII. THE PREHISTORIC AMERICANS.
      • Chapter XIII. THE NAHUA TRIBES.
      • Chapter XIV. THE MAYA TRIBES.
      • Chapter XV. THE CULTURE OF THE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
      • Chapter XVI. ANCIENT PERU.
    • Chapter III. MEN OF THE RIVER DRIFT.
    • Chapter IV. CAVE-MEN.
    • Chapter V. ANTIQUITY OF THE PALEOLITHIC AGE.
    • Chapter VI. THE NEOLITHIC AGE IN EUROPE.
    • Chapter VII. THE BRONZE AGE IN EUROPE.
    • Chapter VIII. THE IRON AGE IN EUROPE. Bronze not the best metal—Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron—Probable steps in this discovery—Where this discovery was first made—Known in Ancient Egypt—How this knowledge would spread—Iron would not drive out Bronze—The primitive Iron-worker—The advance in government—Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age—Weapons of early Iron Age—The battle-field of Tilfenau—Trade of early Iron Age—Invention of Money—Invention of Alphabetic Writing—Invasion of the Germanic Tribes—The cause of the Dark Ages—Connection of these three ages—Necessity of believing in an Extended Past—Attempts to determine the same—Tiniere Delta—Lake Bienne—British Fen-lands—Maximum and Minimum Data—Mr. Geikie's conclusions—The Isolation of the paleolithic Age.
    • Chapter IX. EARLY MAN IN AMERICA.
    • Chapter X. THE MOUND BUILDERS.
    • Chapter XI. THE PUEBLO COUNTRY.
    • Chapter XII. THE PREHISTORIC AMERICANS.
    • Chapter XIII. THE NAHUA TRIBES.
    • Chapter XIV. THE MAYA TRIBES.
    • Chapter XV. THE CULTURE OF THE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
    • Chapter XVI. ANCIENT PERU.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • ENGRAVINGS
    • ENGRAVINGS
  • THE PREHISTORIC WORLD
    • Chapter I
      • REFERENCES
    • REFERENCES
    • Chapter II
      • OUTLINE.
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter III
        • Section of Gravel Pit.—————-
      • Section of Gravel Pit.—————-
      • Chapter IV
      • Chapter V
      • Chapter VI
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter VII
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter VIII
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter IX
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter X
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter XI
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter XII
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter XIII.
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter XIV.
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter XV.
        • REFERENCES
      • REFERENCES
      • Chapter XVI.
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    • OUTLINE.
      • REFERENCES
    • REFERENCES
    • Chapter III
      • Section of Gravel Pit.—————-
    • Section of Gravel Pit.—————-
    • Chapter IV
    • Chapter V
    • Chapter VI
      • REFERENCES
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    • Chapter VII
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    • Chapter VIII
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    • Chapter IX
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    • Chapter X
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    • Chapter XI
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    • Chapter XII
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    • Chapter XIV.
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    • Chapter XV.
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