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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: 8.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" 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