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By Jo McDonald, Peter Veth

ISBN-10: 1444334247

ISBN-13: 9781444334241

This precise advisor presents an inventive and archaeological trip deep into human historical past, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic varieties of rock paintings produced via 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 study, illustrated with over one hundred sixty photos (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 greatly foreign in scope, selecting rock artwork from North and South the US, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
-Represents new techniques within the archaeological research of rock paintings, exploring concerns that come with gender, shamanism, panorama, id, indigeneity, historical past and tourism, in addition to technological and methodological advances in rock artwork analyses

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In America, the SHUMLA School, in Comstock, Texas, is actively engaged in national and international research projects, education, and community outreach programs, taking annual field schools in recording techniques; and across Europe (Wales, Italy, and Spain, to name a few) there are annual field schools for rock art enthusiasts most of which can be accessed online. The time was ripe for the conception of this volume. Rock art research has gained a level of theoretical maturity and disciplinary recognition that allows us to anticipate that the upsurge in good research will continue, while public interest in, and recognition of, rock art as a universal insight into humanity will only increase as more research is published.

60 m) in Tuc d’Audoubert Cave, Ariège, France. Plate 15 Lineal traces in rock and mobile art found at Pali Aike and Morros sites in southern Patagonia. Plate 16 Stencils, painting, and charcoal drawing at Watarrka National Park, Central Australia (photo courtesy of Andrée Rosenfeld). Plate 17 Charcoal drawings re-outlined in white at Wollemi National Park, near Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (photo: Paul Taçon). Plate 18 Cruise ship from the Djulirri main gallery, Wellington Range, Arnhem Land, Australia (photo: Paul Taçon).

Plate 5 Hidden painted spirals from the Tomba della scacchiera (photo: Antonello Porcu). Plate 6 Hand stencils on a wall of Fetra-Hé cave, Lifou Island, New Caledonia archipelago. Plate 7 Rock art from the second and third stylistic phases in the Katavani Kunta Valley, Andhra Pradesh, India: a large red in-filled profile anthropomorphic figure superimposed by a large outlined feline figure with spotted in-fill (photo: J. Blinkhorn). Plate 8 Great Mackerel Rock-Shelter: women and babies hands and digging stick composition in white stencils (enhanced using D_stretch; lab_cb).

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