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Rayner Heppenstall highlights the problems inherent in divisions of British and Irish history along racial lines.
Certain mysteries of pre-Saxon Britain are decoded by Jacquetta Hawkes
Geoffrey Grigson explores how a variety of views of Stonehenge has surfaced, and re-surfaced, in popular literature over time.
Sir Julian Huxley examines the debates and mysteries that surround humanity's earliest moves towards mass society.
The Neanderthals failed to adapt to climate change and may have died out in as little as a thousand years. Are we making the same mistakes, asks Mike Williams.
Anthony Aveni explains how the people planning great monuments and cities, many millennia and thousands of miles apart, so often sought the same inspiration – alignments with the heavens.
Clive Gamble revisits the moment at which archaeologists realized that human prehistory was far longer than biblical scholars had imagined; and links this to today’s debates about the antiquity of the human mind with its capacity for self-aware thought.
Our prehistoric ancestors survived rapid climate change and rising temperatures as extreme as those we face today, says Kate Prendergast. What can they tell us about global warming?
Robin Place advocates a key role for prehistory in capturing interest for things historical in school.
An examination of an archaeological site in the Lincolnshire village of Fulbeck, by Dymphana Byrne.
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