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Published: 24 December 2013

464 Pages | 26 in-text illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199234080

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The Prehistory of Music

Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Iain Morley

  • A detailed multi-disciplinary study, unique in its breadth and investigation into the origins of music
  • Features the first comprehensive discussion and inventory of Palaeolithic musical instruments
  • Clearly illustrated with artefacts and diagrams