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The Resource Cave paintings and the human spirit : the origin of creativity and belief, David S. Whitley

Cave paintings and the human spirit : the origin of creativity and belief, David S. Whitley

Label
Cave paintings and the human spirit : the origin of creativity and belief
Title
Cave paintings and the human spirit
Title remainder
the origin of creativity and belief
Statement of responsibility
David S. Whitley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitley, David S
Dewey number
709/.01/12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN803
LC item number
.W495 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cave paintings
  • Petroglyphs
  • Art, Prehistoric
  • Art, Shamanistic
  • Shamanism in art
Label
Cave paintings and the human spirit : the origin of creativity and belief, David S. Whitley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-310) and index
Contents
Figure and photo list -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Foreword -- pt. I. Three days at Chauvet -- 1. The world's earliest cave art -- 2. Inside Chauvet -- pt. II. Côa and the Coso connection -- 3. The dating game -- 4. Finding Côa -- pt. III. Meaning and madness in the upper paleolithic -- 5. The myth of ecstasy and the origins of religion, entry into the Volp caves -- 6. Creativity and the emotional life of the shamans -- 7. Art beyond belief : creativity and religion in perspective -- Endnotes -- Index
Control code
ocn236082513
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
322 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781591026365
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008031602
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)236082513
Label
Cave paintings and the human spirit : the origin of creativity and belief, David S. Whitley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-310) and index
Contents
Figure and photo list -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Foreword -- pt. I. Three days at Chauvet -- 1. The world's earliest cave art -- 2. Inside Chauvet -- pt. II. Côa and the Coso connection -- 3. The dating game -- 4. Finding Côa -- pt. III. Meaning and madness in the upper paleolithic -- 5. The myth of ecstasy and the origins of religion, entry into the Volp caves -- 6. Creativity and the emotional life of the shamans -- 7. Art beyond belief : creativity and religion in perspective -- Endnotes -- Index
Control code
ocn236082513
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
322 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781591026365
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008031602
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)236082513

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