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Prehistoric art of Australia

Author: Dacre Stubbs
Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria : Macmillan, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prehistory of man and art in Australia; rock paintings and engravings; carved trees; wood carving; body paintings; bark paintings; modern carvings.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stubbs, Dacre.
Prehistoric art of Australia.
South Melbourne, Victoria : Macmillan, 1974
(OCoLC)646926792
Named Person: Art préhistorique--Australie.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dacre Stubbs
ISBN: 0333139925 9780333139929
OCLC Number: 1393286
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Section I: Preface --
a Stone Age gift --
Art and its origins --
The Australian Aboriginal --
The geological evolution --
Carbon dating --
Continental drift --
The Ice Ages --
The first Australians --
The origins of man --
The cultural periods of man --
Aboriginal artists --
Section II: The distribution of prehistoric art in Australia --
Parietal art --
Carved trees --
Rock engravings --
Portable objects --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Dacre Stubbs.

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Prehistory of man and art in Australia; rock paintings and engravings; carved trees; wood carving; body paintings; bark paintings; modern carvings.

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