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This special advisor offers a creative and archaeological trip deep into human heritage, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic different types of rock artwork produced by means of the earliest people to modern peoples round the world.

  • Summarizes the range of perspectives on historical rock paintings from best overseas scholars
  • Includes new discoveries and learn, illustrated with over a hundred and sixty pictures (including 30 colour plates) from significant rock artwork websites round the world
  • Examines key paintings of famous gurus (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and descriptions new instructions for rock artwork research
  • Is commonly foreign in scope, selecting rock artwork from North and South the United States, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
  • Represents new methods within the archaeological learn of rock artwork, exploring concerns that come with gender, shamanism, panorama, id, indigeneity, historical past and tourism, in addition to technological and methodological advances in rock artwork analyses

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