The Mesolithic is a chronological period beginning around 10,000 years ago, situated between the Paleolithic and the Neolithic, and associated with the rise to dominance of tiny stone tools known as microliths.
Ancient Chewing Gum
An article discussing tar-like materials that were commonly chewed throughout much of northern Europe from at least the Early Mesolithic period.
Chert Use in the Mesolithic of Northern England
D. Hind provides a summary of research conducted at the University of Sheffield into the Late Mesolithic and Early Neolithic periods of the Peak District, North Derbyshire. Article includes a discussion of prehistoric trade networks.
A discussion forum for the time period.
Origins of War
An article arguing that warfare was an important factor in Mesolithic times.
Stones That Could be Britain's Pyramids
Barry Cunliffe tells the Hay-on-Wye book festival that the Mesolithic people of these islands were more advanced than the early Mediterranean cultures. Report from The Guardian.
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