The Early Humans and The Neolithic Revolution
|This resource is part of the History of Europe to 1648 course|
Time Estimation 
Time estimation for the completion of the required material in this section.
- Lecture = 30 min.
- Required Reading & Review Questions = 40-50 min.
- Test Yourself Questions = 30-40 min.
- The Evolution of Human
- The Paleolithic (Old Stone) Age
- The Neolithic (New Stone) Age
- The Primitive Society
- m.y.a. stands for million years ago
- B.C., Before Christ
- A.D. "anno Domini"
Required Reading 
- Prehistory. Read the main essay only not the linked essays.
Review Questions 
- What was the human evolution.
- What are the main differences between the Old Stone (Paleolithic) and the New Stone (Neolithic) Age?
Test Yourself Questions 
- Describe changes in human life from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic Age.
Additional Information 
Further Reading 
- Tattersall,Ian et al., Eds. Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory. 2nd ed. New York: 2000. An encyclopedic work on human evolution and prehistory updated with the latest solid developments in the field.
- Hublin, Jean-Jacques. "The Quest for Adam." Archaeology 52 (July/August 1999): 26-35. A survey of the latest theories on human evolution. Abastract
|The Early Humans and The Neolithic Revolution|
|Emergence of the human race||3.5 m.y.a - 300.000 B.C.|
|Paleolithic (Old Stone) Age||3000.000 - 7000 B.C.|
|Neolithic (New Stone) Age||7000 - 3100 B.C.|