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A companion to rock art, edited by Jo McDonald and Peter Veth

Label
A companion to rock art
Title
A companion to rock art
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jo McDonald and Peter Veth
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This unique guide provides an artistic and archaeological journey deep into human history, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic forms of rock art produced by the earliest humans to contemporary peoples around the world. Summarizes the diversity of views on ancient rock art from leading international scholars Includes new discoveries and research, illustrated with over 160 images (including 30 color plates) from major rock art sites around the world Examines key work of noted authorities (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and outlines new directions for rock art research Is broadly international in scope, identifying rock art from North and South America, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe Represents new approaches in the archaeological study of rock art, exploring issues that include gender, shamanism, landscape, identity, indigeneity, heritage and tourism, as well as technological and methodological advances in rock art analyses "-- "Represents new approaches in the archaeological study of rock art, exploring issues that include gender, shamanism, landscape, identity, indigeneity, heritage and tourism, as well as technological and methodological advances in rock art analyses"
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
709.01/13
Index
index present
LC call number
GN799.P4
LC item number
C525 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • McDonald, Josephine
  • Veth, Peter Marius
Series statement
Blackwell companions to anthropology
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  • Petroglyphs
  • Rock paintings
  • Archaeology and art
Label
A companion to rock art, edited by Jo McDonald and Peter Veth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword : Redefining the mainstream with rock art / Margaret W. Conkey -- Research issues and new directions: one decade into the new millennium / Jo McDonald and Peter Veth -- Part 1: Explanatory frameworks: new insights : Rock art and shamanism / J. David Lewis-Williams -- Pictographs, patterns, and peyote in the Lower Pecos canyonlands of Texas / Carolyn E. Boyd -- Variation in early paintings and engravings / Iain Davidson -- Part 2: Inscribed landscapes: Rock art and seascapes / Ian J. McNiven and Liam M. Brady -- The social dynamics of aggregation and dispersal in the Western Desert / Jo McDonald and Peter Veth -- Rock art and transformed landscapes in Puerto Rico / Michele H. Hayward and Michael A. Cinquino -- Part 3: Rock art at the regional level : Megalithic rock art of the Mediterranean and Atlantic seaboard Europe / George Nash -- North-American Siberian connections: regional rock art patterning using multivariate statistics / Alice Tratebas -- Southern Melanesian rock art: the New Caledonian case / Christophe Sand -- Rock art research in India: historical approaches and recent theoretical directions / James Blinkhorn, Nicole Boivin, Paul S. C. Taçon and Michael D. Petraglia -- Part 4: Engendered approaches: Engendering rock art / Kelley Hays-Gilpin -- Pictures of women: the social context of Australian rock art production / Jo McDonald -- Engendering North European rock art: bodies and cosmologies in Stone and Bronze Age imagery / Joakim Goldhahn and Ingrid Fuglestvedt -- Part 5: Form, style, and aesthetics in rock art: Understanding Pleistocene rock art: an hermeneutics of meaning / Oscar Moro Abadia and Manuel R. Gonzales Morales -- Rock "art" and art: why aesthetics should matter / Thomas Heyd -- Recursive and iterative processes in Australian rock art: an anthropological perspective / Howard Morphy -- A theoretical approach to style in Levantine rock art / Inés Domingo Sanz -- Part 6: Contextualising rock art : Rock art in situ: context and content as keys to meaning / Linea Sundstrom -- Symbolic discontinuities: rock art and social changes across time and space / Maria Isabel Hernández Llosas -- Parietal art and archaeological context: activities of the Magdalenians in the Cave of Tuc d'Audoubert, France / Robert Bégouën, Carole Fritz and Giles Tosello -- Rock art, inherited landscapes, and human populations in Southern Patagonia / Judith Charlin and Luis Borrero -- Part 7: The mediating role of rock art: when worlds collide quietly: rock art and the mediation of distance / Ursula K. Frederick -- Picturing change and changing pictures: contact period rock art of Australia / Paul S. C. Taçon, June Ross, Alistair Paterson, and Sally May -- Part 8: Rock art, identity and Indigeneity: Rock art, identity, and Indigeneity / Robert Layton -- Shamanism in Indigenous context: understanding Siberian rock art / Andrzej Rozwadowski -- Rock art, Aboriginal culture, and identity: the Wanjina paintings of Northwest Australia / Valda Blundell and Donny Woolagoodja -- Part 9: Rock art management and interpretation : Rock art and the UNESCO World Heritage List / Nuria Sanz -- Safeguarding a fragile legacy: managing uKhahlamba-Drakensberg rock art / Aron Mazel -- Managing rock art sites / Valerie Magar -- From discovery to commoditization: rock art management in remote Australia / Peter Veth -- Part 10: Dating rock art: technological advances and applications: Radiocarbon dating of rock paintings: incorporating pictographs into the archaeological record / Karen L. Steelman and Marvin W. Rowe -- Twelve years of research in Chauvet Cave: methodology and main results / Jean Clottes and Jean-Michel Geneste -- In suspect terrain: dating rock engravings / David S. Whitley -- Part 11: Rock art in the digital age: Digital enhancement of deteriorated and superimposed pigment art: methods and case studies / Liam M. Brady and Robert G. Gunn -- Robust and scientifically reliable rock art documentation from digital photographs /
Control code
000049092285
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 680 p. [16] p. of col. plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9781444334241
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012015860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)746837401
Label
A companion to rock art, edited by Jo McDonald and Peter Veth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword : Redefining the mainstream with rock art / Margaret W. Conkey -- Research issues and new directions: one decade into the new millennium / Jo McDonald and Peter Veth -- Part 1: Explanatory frameworks: new insights : Rock art and shamanism / J. David Lewis-Williams -- Pictographs, patterns, and peyote in the Lower Pecos canyonlands of Texas / Carolyn E. Boyd -- Variation in early paintings and engravings / Iain Davidson -- Part 2: Inscribed landscapes: Rock art and seascapes / Ian J. McNiven and Liam M. Brady -- The social dynamics of aggregation and dispersal in the Western Desert / Jo McDonald and Peter Veth -- Rock art and transformed landscapes in Puerto Rico / Michele H. Hayward and Michael A. Cinquino -- Part 3: Rock art at the regional level : Megalithic rock art of the Mediterranean and Atlantic seaboard Europe / George Nash -- North-American Siberian connections: regional rock art patterning using multivariate statistics / Alice Tratebas -- Southern Melanesian rock art: the New Caledonian case / Christophe Sand -- Rock art research in India: historical approaches and recent theoretical directions / James Blinkhorn, Nicole Boivin, Paul S. C. Taçon and Michael D. Petraglia -- Part 4: Engendered approaches: Engendering rock art / Kelley Hays-Gilpin -- Pictures of women: the social context of Australian rock art production / Jo McDonald -- Engendering North European rock art: bodies and cosmologies in Stone and Bronze Age imagery / Joakim Goldhahn and Ingrid Fuglestvedt -- Part 5: Form, style, and aesthetics in rock art: Understanding Pleistocene rock art: an hermeneutics of meaning / Oscar Moro Abadia and Manuel R. Gonzales Morales -- Rock "art" and art: why aesthetics should matter / Thomas Heyd -- Recursive and iterative processes in Australian rock art: an anthropological perspective / Howard Morphy -- A theoretical approach to style in Levantine rock art / Inés Domingo Sanz -- Part 6: Contextualising rock art : Rock art in situ: context and content as keys to meaning / Linea Sundstrom -- Symbolic discontinuities: rock art and social changes across time and space / Maria Isabel Hernández Llosas -- Parietal art and archaeological context: activities of the Magdalenians in the Cave of Tuc d'Audoubert, France / Robert Bégouën, Carole Fritz and Giles Tosello -- Rock art, inherited landscapes, and human populations in Southern Patagonia / Judith Charlin and Luis Borrero -- Part 7: The mediating role of rock art: when worlds collide quietly: rock art and the mediation of distance / Ursula K. Frederick -- Picturing change and changing pictures: contact period rock art of Australia / Paul S. C. Taçon, June Ross, Alistair Paterson, and Sally May -- Part 8: Rock art, identity and Indigeneity: Rock art, identity, and Indigeneity / Robert Layton -- Shamanism in Indigenous context: understanding Siberian rock art / Andrzej Rozwadowski -- Rock art, Aboriginal culture, and identity: the Wanjina paintings of Northwest Australia / Valda Blundell and Donny Woolagoodja -- Part 9: Rock art management and interpretation : Rock art and the UNESCO World Heritage List / Nuria Sanz -- Safeguarding a fragile legacy: managing uKhahlamba-Drakensberg rock art / Aron Mazel -- Managing rock art sites / Valerie Magar -- From discovery to commoditization: rock art management in remote Australia / Peter Veth -- Part 10: Dating rock art: technological advances and applications: Radiocarbon dating of rock paintings: incorporating pictographs into the archaeological record / Karen L. Steelman and Marvin W. Rowe -- Twelve years of research in Chauvet Cave: methodology and main results / Jean Clottes and Jean-Michel Geneste -- In suspect terrain: dating rock engravings / David S. Whitley -- Part 11: Rock art in the digital age: Digital enhancement of deteriorated and superimposed pigment art: methods and case studies / Liam M. Brady and Robert G. Gunn -- Robust and scientifically reliable rock art documentation from digital photographs /
Control code
000049092285
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 680 p. [16] p. of col. plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9781444334241
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012015860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)746837401

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