Download e-book for kindle: A Cosmos in Stone: Interpreting Religion and Society Through by David J. Lewis-Williams

By David J. Lewis-Williams

ISBN-10: 0759101957

ISBN-13: 9780759101951

ISBN-10: 0759101965

ISBN-13: 9780759101968

J. David Lewis-Williams is international popular for his paintings at the rock paintings of Southern Africa. during this quantity, Lewis-Williams describes the main steps in his evolving trip to appreciate those photos painted on stone. He describes the advance of technical equipment of examining rock work of the Nineteen Seventies, exhibits how a transforming into knowing of San mythology, cosmology, and ethnography helped decode the complicated work, and lines the improvement of neuropsychological versions for knowing the connection among trust structures and rock paintings. the writer then applies his theories to the recognized rock work of prehistoric Western Europe in an try and enhance a accomplished concept of rock artwork. for college kids of rock artwork, archaeology, ethnography, comparative faith, and artwork background, Lewis-Williams' ebook could be a provocative learn and an incredible reference.

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