Paperback. Pub Date: 1998. Pages: 480 in Publisher: Phoenix Paperbacks 'An the accessible very well written. the plane suddenly went and most valuable book' of Lewis Wolpert Observer How do our minds work When did language and religious beliefs first emerge Why was there a cultural explosion of art and creativity with the arrival of modern humans This ground-eaking book ings the insight of archaeology to our understanding of the development and history of the human mind. combining them with ideas from evolutionary psychology in a illiant and provocative synthesis.