The Tale of the Axe (Hardcover)
How the Neolithic Revolution Transformed Britain
Thames & Hudson, 9780500051863, 384pp.
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
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The Tale of the Axe explores the New Stone Age--named for the new types of stone tools that appeared at that time, specifically the ground stone axe--taking Britain as its focus. David Miles takes the reader on a journey through Neolithic Britain by way of its ancestors, geographical neighbors, and the species from which humans emerged before turning an eye to the future and those aspects of the Neolithic Revolution that live on today: farming, built communities, modern man, and much more.