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Nature of Paleolithic Art

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ISBN-10: 0226311260

ISBN-13: 9780226311265

Edition: 2005

Authors: R. Dale Guthrie

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Featuring more than 3,000 images, this volume offers a comprehensive representation of paleolithic art together with a radically new method of interpretation. Guthrie employs a mix of ethnology, evolutionary biology, & human universals to access remote cultures, their art & artefacts.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 520
Size: 8.82" wide x 10.20" long x 1.33" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

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Preface: Reassembling the Bones
Note on the Illustrations
Drawn from Life
Paleolithic Artists as Naturalists
Tracking Down the Pleistocene Artists: The Unemphasized Role of Children
Testosterone Events and Paleolithic Imagery
The Art of Hunting Large Mammals
Full-Figured Women-In Ivory and in Life
The Evolution of Art Behavior in the Paleolithic
Bands to Tribes: The End of the Pleistocene and the Extinguishing of Paleolithic Art
Throwing the Bones: Paleolithic Art and the Evolution of the Supernatural
Paleolithic Handprint Analysis, by Arny Blanchard
An Intuitive Way to Look at the Hand Biometrics Using Bivariate Plots
Some Words of Thanks
References
Index