Professor Robert Winston meets Lucy, the first upright ape, and follows her ancestors on the three-million-year journey to civilisation. Broadcast in , Walking with Cavemen combined special effects with the latest scientific theories, to show us what it really means to be human. Neanderthal's last rock refuge. The Neanderthal people were believed to have died out about 35, years ago, at a time when modern humans were advancing across the continent.
The term civilization basically means the level of development at which people live together peacefully in communities. Ancient civilization refers specifically to the first settled and stable communities that became the basis for later states, nations, and empires. The study of ancient civilization is concerned with the earliest segments of the much broader subject called ancient history.
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