Man the Shoveler

Alternative Models for Middle Pleistocene Colonization and Occupation in Northern Latitudes
  • Clive Gamble
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)


In a recent synthesis of the British Palaeolithic, Derek Roe concluded that

now is the moment to draw it all together and write the prehistory of the British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic—and now is also the moment when the cornucopia of fact and opinion seems suddenly inclined to run dry.... So be it: after all it was made clear at the very beginning of the first chapter that the task of producing an acceptable factual account of how men lived during this period in Britain was actually impossible. (1981:268)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clive Gamble
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ArchaeologyUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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