The mind in the cave : consciousness and the origins of art (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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The mind in the cave : consciousness and the origins of art

Author: David Lewis-Williams
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seeking the origins of image-making, the author examines our Cro-Magnon ancestors, whose rock art indicates a higher order of consciousness than the Neanderthals, suggesting that advanced neurology  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Lewis-Williams
ISBN: 0500051178 9780500051177
OCLC Number: 912231380
Description: 320 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Three Time-Bytes; 1. Discovering Human Antiquity; 2 Seeking Answers; 3. Creative Illusion; 4. The Matter of the Mind; 5. Case Study 1: Southern African San Rock Art; 6. Case Study 2: North American Rock Art; 7. An Origin of Image-Making; 8. The Cave in the Mind; 9. Cave and Community; 10. Cave and Conflict; Envoi
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