By Bill Finlayson
This can be the tale of Scotland's very positive humans. From approximately 8000BC to 4000BC migrant hunter gatherers have been slowly relocating north because the nice ice sheets of the final Ice Age progressively melted. This represents the longest unmarried interval in Scotland's previous. those peoples didn't use metals, farm, or construct nice monuments, yet their good fortune in harvesting the assets to be had to them allowed them to flourish for thousand of years. The land they lived in used to be a ways assorted from the Scotland of this day, nice swathes of sea coast have been lower than water and masses that's now sea was once the land. invoice Finlayson weaves a narrative of the methods of lifestyles and ideology of those humans frequently unfairly caricatured as "squat, grunting savages". they've got left yet few lines at the panorama - the good shell mounds of Oronsay, cave shelters, scattered stone instruments and hearths - yet those few strains symbolize the 1st signal the 1st signal of guy in Scotland.
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