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The mind in the cave : consciousness and the origins of art

Author: J David Lewis-Williams
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an explanation for the origins of prehistoric cave art, providing a glimpse into the mind of mankind's earliest ancestors and insights on the relationship between consciousness and artistic representation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J David Lewis-Williams
ISBN: 0500051178 9780500051177
OCLC Number: 51056014
Description: 320 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Three caves : three time-bytes --
Discovering human antiquity --
Seeking answers --
Creative illusion --
Matter of the mind --
Case study 1 : Southern African San rock art --
Case study 2 : North American rock art --
Origin of image-making --
Cave in the mind --
Cave and community --
Cave and conflict --
Envoi.
Responsibility: David Lewis-Williams.
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Offers an explanation for the origins of prehistoric cave art, providing a glimpse into the mind of mankind's earliest ancestors and insights on the relationship between consciousness and artistic representation.

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