The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World
This book introduces Proto-Indo-European, describes how it was reconstructed from its descendant languages, and shows what it reveals about the people who spoke it between 5,500 and 8,000 years ago. Using related evidence from archaeology and natural history the authors explore the lives, thoughts, passions, culture, society, economy, history, and environment of the Proto-Indo-Europeans. They include chapters on fauna, flora, family and kinship, clothing and textiles, food and drink, space and time, emotions, mythology, and religion, and describe the quest to discover the Proto-Indo-European homeland.
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Review: The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European WorldUser Review - Maya - Goodreads
The first thing I want to say about this book is if you don't want a detailed discussion of Language as opposed to history then this book is not for you. However, since this was one of the things I ... Read full review
Review: The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European WorldUser Review - Johan - Goodreads
OK, it's at some level incredibly boring..but also very satisfying and exhaustive on the subject. I was a "put me to sleep after two pages book" I kept reading for months. Read full review