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By Jo McDonald,Peter Veth

ISBN-10: 1444334247

ISBN-13: 9781444334241

This specific consultant presents a creative and archaeological trip deep into human historical past, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic sorts of rock paintings produced by way of the earliest people to modern peoples round the world.

  • Summarizes the range of perspectives on historic rock artwork from top overseas scholars
  • Includes new discoveries and learn, illustrated with over one hundred sixty pictures (including 30 colour plates) from significant rock artwork websites round the world
  • Examines key paintings of famous professionals (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and descriptions new instructions for rock paintings research
  • Is widely foreign in scope, settling on rock artwork from North and South the US, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
  • Represents new ways within the archaeological research of rock artwork, exploring concerns that come with gender, shamanism, panorama, identification, indigeneity, historical past and tourism, in addition to technological and methodological advances in rock artwork analyses

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