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The Resource The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel

The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel

Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Title
The cave and the cathedral
Title remainder
how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Statement of responsibility
Amir D. Aczel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Popular science writer Aczel examines French (and some Spanish) cave drawings and the theories scientists have put forward to explain them, including religious iconography, hunting trophies, and a leap in human brain development
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
333836
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aczel, Amir D
Dewey number
  • 930.1
  • 301
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paleolithic period
  • Magdalenian culture
  • Cave paintings
  • Painting, Prehistoric
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Niaux Cave (France)
  • Lascaux Cave (France)
  • Chauvet Cave (France)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The adventure of Niaux -- The greatest mystery -- The Neanderthal enigma -- The roots of language -- Abbé Breuil -- Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles -- The tale of a missing dog -- The sign of the bull and the legend of the minotaur -- Rouffignac and Pech Merle -- The discovery of Lascaux -- The enigma of the pit -- The groundbreaking work of Annette Laming-Emperaire -- Prehistoric objets d'art -- The sign of the hand -- The legend of the white lady -- Shamans of the tundra -- Stonehenge and signs in the sky -- The Mediterranean, Australia, and Patagonia -- Leroi-Gourhan's theory -- The relationship between signs and animals -- The Chauvet cave
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780470373538
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2009006816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • ocn299698306
  • OCoLC
Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The adventure of Niaux -- The greatest mystery -- The Neanderthal enigma -- The roots of language -- Abbé Breuil -- Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles -- The tale of a missing dog -- The sign of the bull and the legend of the minotaur -- Rouffignac and Pech Merle -- The discovery of Lascaux -- The enigma of the pit -- The groundbreaking work of Annette Laming-Emperaire -- Prehistoric objets d'art -- The sign of the hand -- The legend of the white lady -- Shamans of the tundra -- Stonehenge and signs in the sky -- The Mediterranean, Australia, and Patagonia -- Leroi-Gourhan's theory -- The relationship between signs and animals -- The Chauvet cave
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780470373538
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2009006816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • ocn299698306
  • OCoLC

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