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The Neolithic Revolution

February 28, 2011


The term “Neolithic Revolution” was introduced in the 1920s by historian Gordon Childe. It gave the false impression that the events that took place during this pivotal time of our prehistory – history before the discovery of writing – had occurred overnight, like more familiar and more recent revolutions which have transformed an entire world […]