0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > History > African history

Not currently available

The Old Way - A Story of the First People (MP3 format, CD, Unabridged edition) Loot Price: R338
Discovery Miles 3 380
You Save: R89 (21%)
The Old Way - A Story of the First People (MP3 format, CD, Unabridged edition): Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
The Old Way - A Story of the First People (MP3 format, CD, Unabridged edition): Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Share your images

The Old Way - A Story of the First People (MP3 format, CD, Unabridged edition)

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas; Narrated by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

 (sign in to rate)
List price R427 Loot Price R338 Discovery Miles 3 380 You Save R89 (21%)

Bookmark and Share

Supplier out of stock. If you add it to your wishlist we will send you an email should it become available again.

One of our most influential anthropologists reevaluates her long and illustrious career by returning to her roots-and the roots of life as we know it
When Elizabeth Marshall Thomas first arrived in Africa to live among the Kalahari San, or bushmen, it was 1950, she was nineteen years old, and these last surviving hunter-gatherers were living as humans had lived for 15,000 centuries. Thomas wound up writing about their world in a seminal work, "The Harmless People" (1959). It has never gone out of print.
Back then, this was uncharted territory and little was known about our human origins. Today, our beginnings are better understood. And after a lifetime of interest in the bushmen, Thomas has come to see that their lifestyle reveals great, hidden truths about human evolution.
As she displayed in her bestseller, "The Hidden Life of Dogs," Thomas has a rare gift for giving voice to the voices we don't usually listen to, and helps us see the path that we have taken in our human journey. In "The Old Way," she shows how the skills and customs of the hunter-gatherer share much in common with the survival tactics of our animal predecessors. And since it is "knowledge, not objects, that endure" over time, Thomas vividly brings us to see how linked we are to our origins in the animal kingdom. "The Old Way" is a rare and remarkable achievement, sure to stir up controversy, and worthy of celebration.

General

Imprint: Tantor Media Inc.
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2006
First published: 2006
Authors: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Narrators: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Dimensions: 190 x 135 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: CD  MP3 format
Running time: 690 minutes
Edition: Unabridged edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-4001-5307-7
Barcode: 9781400153077
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History > African history
Books > History > African history
Books > History > African history > General
Books > Humanities > History > African history > General
LSN: 1-4001-5307-7

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners