By Jo McDonald, Peter Veth
This distinct advisor offers an inventive and archaeological trip deep into human historical past, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic kinds of rock artwork produced via the earliest people to modern peoples round the world.
-Summarizes the variety of perspectives on historical rock artwork from prime foreign scholars
-Includes new discoveries and study, illustrated with over a hundred and sixty pictures (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 commonly foreign in scope, choosing rock artwork from North and South the United States, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
-Represents new methods within the archaeological learn of rock paintings, exploring concerns that come with gender, shamanism, panorama, identification, indigeneity, background and tourism, in addition to technological and methodological advances in rock paintings analyses
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2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2 JO MCDONALD AND PETER VETH – to the tune of several million dollars – over the past ﬁve years. The Picturing Change Project and the Canning Stock Route Project (see Chapters 24 and 31) are two such examples, and there are other ARC projects in the region where rock art has similarly received a signiﬁcant injection of funds and research interest (for example, the Kimberley, East Timor, and Sulawesi). , Ucko 1977; Rosenfeld 1985).
Princeton: Princeton University. , 2001 Desire and Body Maps: All the Women are Pregnant, All the Men are Virile, But . . In Theoretical Perspectives on Rock Art Research. K. Helskog, ed. Pp. 263–289. ACRA: Alta Conference on Rock Art. The Institute of Comparative Research in Human Culture. Oslo: Novus Forlag. , 1967 Culture History versus Culture Process: A Debate in American Archaeology. Scientiﬁc American 217:119–122. , 2007 Honoring Ambiguity/Problematizing Certitude. In Doing Archaeology as a Feminist.
The Picturing Change Project and the Canning Stock Route Project (see Chapters 24 and 31) are two such examples, and there are other ARC projects in the region where rock art has similarly received a signiﬁcant injection of funds and research interest (for example, the Kimberley, East Timor, and Sulawesi). , Ucko 1977; Rosenfeld 1985). Rock art has recently been central to some of the greatest professional and ethical management conundrums of our time. pt, accessed March 2012). The discovery of open-air Paleolithic art created quite a stir, and a range of techniques was used to validate the assessment of this art’s signiﬁcance; conversely, science was invoked to contradict the conclusions that were initially founded on stylistic analyses and interpretations (see Batarda Fernandes 2009; Bednarik 2009).