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By Jo McDonald,Peter Veth

This particular advisor presents a creative and archaeological trip deep into human background, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic varieties of rock artwork produced by means of the earliest people to modern peoples round the world.

  • Summarizes the variety of perspectives on old rock paintings from major foreign scholars
  • Includes new discoveries and examine, illustrated with over one hundred sixty photographs (including 30 colour plates) from significant rock artwork websites round the world
  • Examines key paintings of famous experts (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and descriptions new instructions for rock artwork research
  • Is generally overseas in scope, making a choice on rock artwork from North and South the US, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
  • Represents new methods within the archaeological examine of rock artwork, exploring concerns that come with gender, shamanism, panorama, identification, indigeneity, background and tourism, in addition to technological and methodological advances in rock artwork analyses

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