For me, this is just the right approach. Science is not just facts, but it is also people, blind alleys, prejudices... and egos. Taken together, this is a heady mixture which has been expertly stirred together. (Geological Journal
Well written, engaging, and accessible. (Geographical Journal
This is a truly comprehensive, highly accessible, and entertaining biography of Ice Age research. (Climatica
About the Author
Jamie Woodward is Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Manchester. He has published widely on Quaternary environmental change and human activity in ice age environments and has extensive field experience in the Mediterranean region and in the Nile Valley. He is the Co-Editor of Geoarchaeology: An International Journal
and is the Quaternary Science and Geomorphology Editor for the Journal of the Geological Society of London
He has recently co-authored four chapters and edited The Physical Geography of the Mediterranean
for OUP (2009).