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Australian rock art : a new synthesis / Robert Layton
Bib ID 733223
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Layton, Robert, 1944-
 
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Description Cambridge [England] ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1992 
xi, 284 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 0521346665
Full contents Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Anthropological and archaeological approaches to Australian rock art; 2. Rock art and indigenous religion; 3. Rock art as an expression of secular and subversive themes; 4. Rock art and the colonial impact; 5. Putting statements in their cultural context; 6. Figure and motif; 7. Stylistic variations in time and space; 8. Rock art and human adaptation in Australia; Appendices; Notes; Glossary; References; Index. 
Notes

Includes index.

Maps on end papers.

Bibliographic references: p. <261>-272.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Rock paintings -- Australia.  |  Petroglyphs -- Australia.  |  Art - Production - Materials / techniques.  |  Art - Art motifs - Stencil.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Art motifs - Geometric.  |  Religion - Rites - Increase.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Australia -- Antiquities.  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Rock paintings By Australian aborigines  |  Rock carvings By Australian aborigines  |  Australia

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