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Prehistoric Man (up to 3000bc)

It is difficult to find out about prehistoric man, because there is no writing -
prehistory means before writing. The evidence we do have is archaeological -
bones, tools and cave paintings. Because there is no writing to explain these
remains, historians use inferential evidence…

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Prehistoric Man (up to 3000bc)

Most illnesses and diseases had spiritual treatments
(e.g. aborigines driving out evil spirit with pointing

Doctors Medicine man or Witch doctor. These would be trained in
the mysteries of the spirits. If their treatment failed, it was
because the spirit was too strong.



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