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ReMaking History, Volume 1, 1st Edition by William Gurstelle

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Chapter 1 The Cave Dwellers of Lascaux and the Oil Lamp 15,000 BCE

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Paleolithic nights were long and dark. It took our ancestors a while to figure things out, but eventually, they figured out a way to master fire, and banish darkness and cold forever.

Thagg and Grok Light Up the Night

In many parts of Africa and Europe, archeologists have uncovered the fossilized remains of caveman campfires. Near those buried rings of charred wood, they have unearthed the bones of people who lived so long ago that they predate modern human beings. So, it looks like our not-quite-human ancestors began taming fire as long as a million years ago! Although ...

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