By Jo McDonald,Peter Veth

This distinctive consultant offers a creative and archaeological trip deep into human historical past, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic different types of rock paintings produced by means of the earliest people to modern peoples round the world.

  • Summarizes the range of perspectives on old rock paintings from major overseas scholars
  • Includes new discoveries and study, illustrated with over a hundred and sixty photos (including 30 colour plates) from significant rock artwork websites round the world
  • Examines key paintings of famous specialists (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and descriptions new instructions for rock artwork research
  • Is commonly foreign in scope, making a choice on rock paintings from North and South the USA, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
  • Represents new methods within the archaeological examine of rock paintings, 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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