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Sacred darkness : a global perspective on the ritual use of caves

Author: Holley Moyes
Publisher: Boulder : University Press Of Colorado, 2014. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holley Moyes
ISBN: 1607323605 9781607323600
OCLC Number: 880566430
Description: xvii, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Ritual cave use in European Paleolithic caves / Jean Clottes --
Constructed caves : transformations of the underworld in prehistoric southeast Italy / Robin Skeates --
Caves of the living, caves of the dead : experiences above and below ground in prehistoric Malta / Simon K.F. Stoddart and Caroline A.T. Malone --
Landscapes of ritual, identity, and memory : reconsidering Neolithic and Bronze Age cave use in Crete, Greece / Peter Tomkins --
Caves and the funerary landscape of prehistoric Britain / Andrew T. Chamberlain --
The subterranean landscape of the southern Levant during the Chalcolithic period / Yorke M. Rowan and David Ilan --
The chamber of secrets : grottoes, caves, and the underworld in ancient Egyptian religion / Stuart Tyson Smith --
Caves as sacred spaces on the Tibetan Plateau / Mark Aldenderfer --
Differential Australian cave and rockshelter use during the Pleistocene and Holocene / Paul S.C. Taçon, Wayne Brennan, Matthew Kelleher, and Dave Pross --
Caves as sacred space in Mesoamerica / Holley Moyes and James E. Brady --
Footsteps in the dark zone : ritual cave use in Southwest prehistory / Scott Nicolay --
Forty years' pursuit of human prehistory in the world underground / Patty Jo Watson --
A new overview of prehistoric cave art in the Southeast / Jan F. Simek, Alan Cressler, and Joseph Douglas --
Reevaluating cave records : the case for ritual caves in the eastern United States / Cheryl Claassen --
Ceremonial use of caves and rockshelters in Ohio / Olaf H. Prufer and Keith M. Prufer --
The ritual use of caves and rockshelters in Ozark prehistory / George Sabo III, Jerry E. Hilliard, and Jami J. Lockhart --
The prehistoric funerary archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak (Malaysian Borneo) / Graeme Barker and Lindsay Lloyd-Smith --
Recognizing ritual in the dark : Nakovana Cave and the end of the Adriatic Iron Age / Timothy Kaiser and Stašo Forenbaher --
Sacred spaces, sacred species : zooarchaeological perspectives on ritual uses of caves / Joanna E.P. Appleby and Preston T. Miracle --
Ritual cave use in the Bahamas / Robert S. Carr, William C. Schaffer, Jeff B. Ransom, and Michael P. Pateman --
Caves in Ireland : archaeology, myth, and folklore / Patrick McCafferty --
Caves in black and white : the case of Zimbabwe / Terence Ranger --
Where the wild things are : an exploration of sacrality, danger, and violence in confined spaces / Sandra Pannell and Sue O'Connor --
Ritual uses of caves in West Malaysia / Joseph J. Hobbs --
A quantitative literature survey regarding the uses and perceptions of caves among nine indigenous Andean societies / Nathan Craig --
Caves and related sites in the Great Plains of North America / Donald J. Blakeslee --
Civilizing the cave man : diachronic and cross-cultural perspectives on cave ritual / Andrea Stone --
Caves and spatial constraint : the prehistoric implications / Ezra B.W. Zubrow --
Why dark zones are sacred : turning to behavioral and cognitive science for answers / Daniel R. Montello and Holley Moyes.
Responsibility: edited by Holley Moyes.

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