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San Rock Art

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ISBN-10: 0821420453

ISBN-13: 9780821420454

Edition: 2011

Authors: J. D. Lewis-Williams, J. D. Lewis-Williams

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San rock paintings, scattered over the range of southern Africa, are considered by many to be the very earliest examples of representational art. There are as many as 15,000 known rock art sites, created over the course of thousands of years up until the nineteenth century. There are possibly just as many still awaiting discovery.Taking as his starting point the magnificent Linton panel in the Iziko-South African Museum in Cape Town, J. D. Lewis-Williams examines the artistic and cultural significance of rock art and how this art sheds light on how San image-makers conceived their world. It also details the European encounter with rock art as well as the contentious European interaction…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 2/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 158
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English