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Handbook of rock art research

Author: David S Whitley
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : AltaMira Press, 2001.
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This handbook provides summaries of the technical, interpretive, and regional advances in rock art research and offers a basic reference to information on key topics for archaeologists,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Handbook of rock art research.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : AltaMira Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606509019
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S Whitley
ISBN: 0742502562 9780742502567
OCLC Number: 43811088
Description: 863 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Rock art and rock art research in worldwide perspective: an introduction / David S. Whitley --
Rock art recording / Larry Loendorf --
Management planning for conservation / Johannes Loubser --
Relative dating methods / James D. Keyser --
Dating by AMS radiocarbon analysis / Marvin W. Rowe --
Chronometric techniques: engravings / Ronald I. Dorn --
Physical and chemical analysis / Marvin W. Rowe --
Style and classification / Julie E. Francis --
Studying ancient pictures as pictures / Christopher Chippindale --
Structural and semiotic approaches / Margaret W. Conkey --
Ethnographic study and symbolic analysis / Robert Layton --
Brainstorming images: neuropsychology and rock art research / J. David Lewis-Williams --
Archaic North America / Solveig Turpin --
North American Indian agriculturalists / Todd W. Bostwick --
Paleolithic Europe / Jean Clottes --
Post-Paleolithic Europe / Richard Bradley, Christopher Chippindale, and Knut Helskog --
Australia / Paul S.C. Taçon --
Oceania / Georgia Lee --
Saharan Africa / Alfred Muzzolini --
Sub-Saharan Africa / Peter Garlake --
Lowland South America / John Greer --
Andean South America / Juan Schobinger and Matthias Strecker --
Asia / Chen Zhao Fu --
The Middle East / Alison V.G. Betts.
Responsibility: David S. Whitley editor.

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A landmark in the development of ... knowledge [in studies of rock art]... An immense literature is covered. -- N. James Antiquity This 863-page tome presents a comprehensive discussion of rock art Read more...

 
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