Human Evolution Comparison Essay by cee-cee

Human Evolution
Compares the stages by which human beings have evolved in order to assess world development as a historical process.
# 114835 | 3,265 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Jun 26, 2009 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Anthropology (Middle Eastern) , History (Middle Eastern)

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This paper explains that the history of human kind started with the Paleolithic era, continued through the Neolithic and the emergence of the ancient civilizations of the Middle East and Greece. Human beings of the Paleolithic era, which can be considered the basic period for the evolution of the human kind, the author relates, have several distinguished features that characterize the period. The Neolithic period, which accounts for a considerable improvement of the evolution of man, is often considered a revolution in the history of the human kind. Next, the author discusses the Mesopotamian, Egyptian and the early Greek civilizations.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Berstein, Serge, and Milza. Pierre. Histoire de l'Europe. Paris: Hatier, 1994.
  • Braunstein, Florence, and Pepin, Jean Francois. Les Grandes Doctrines. Paris: Ellipses, 1998.
  • Mumford, Lewis. The transformations of man. New York: Collier Books, 1966.
  • Myers, Van Ness. Ancient History, Revised Edition. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1904, pp. 1-12. Available online from
  • Stanford University. "Homo erectus". Human evolution. N.d. 11 March 2008

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