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History of art: pre-history books

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Easter Island, Rapa Nui Aged Facts and Suppositions Discovering the Points by Sheun Parry Easter Island, Rapa Nui Aged Facts and Suppositions Discovering the Points


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

Three Days Short of Three Years by Kyle Wasmer Three Days Short of Three Years


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Teotihuacan City of Water, City of Fire by Matthew Robb Teotihuacan City of Water, City of Fire

Founded in the first century BCE near a set of natural springs in an otherwise dry northeastern corner of the Valley of Mexico, the ancient metropolis of Teotihuacan was on a symbolic level a city of elements. With a multiethnic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Paleoart Visions of the Prehistoric Past, 1830-1990 by Zoe Lescaze Paleoart Visions of the Prehistoric Past, 1830-1990


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Oldest Enigma of Humanity The Key to the Mystery of the Paleolithic Cave Paintings by Bertrand David Oldest Enigma of Humanity The Key to the Mystery of the Paleolithic Cave Paintings

Looks at cave paintings 10,000 and 30,000 years ago and asks Who and What were they for?, Was there a human or religious meaning?. How were they drawn? These and many other mysteries are tackled in this thought provoking study
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Peintures Rupestres : Premices De L'art 2018 Art Prehistorique Et Petroglyphes by Calvendo Peintures Rupestres : Premices De L'art 2018 Art Prehistorique Et Petroglyphes

Les archeologues connaissent dans le monde entier des signes, ornements et symboles graves ou peints dans la roche, caches au fond de grottes ou visibles en plein air. Ils marquent les premisses de l'ecriture et de l'art a la periode...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Anatolie by Encyclopaedia Universalis Anatolie

Partez a la decouverte de l'Anatolie avec ce Grand Article Universalis !La region anatolienne, qu'occupe l'actuelle Turquie d'Asie, constitue une sorte de promontoire avance de l'Asie occidentale que les historiens ont coutume de considerer comme un passage naturel entre ce...
Format: eBook - Released: 20/03/2017

Cave Art by Bruno David Cave Art

Deep underground, hidden from view, some of humanity's earliest artistic endeavours have lain buried for thousands of years. Often undisturbed for tens of thousands of years, these were among the first visual symbols that humans shared with each other. However,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2017

Coming Soon

Scale and the Incas by Andrew Hamilton Scale and the Incas

A groundbreaking work on how the topic of scale provides an entirely new understanding of Inca material cultureAlthough questions of form and style are fundamental to art history, the issue of scale has been surprisingly neglected. Yet, scale and scaled...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Les Images rupestres du Sahara d'Alfred Muzzolini by Encyclopaedia Universalis Les Images rupestres du Sahara d'Alfred Muzzolini

Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d'UniversalisDes images rupestres sahariennes, le public ne connait generalement que les peintures du Tassili, popularisees par Henri Lhote grace a l'exposition qui presenta pour la premiere fois ces A uvres au musee...
Format: eBook - Released: 13/01/2017

Au temps des mammouths (Paris - 2004) by Encyclopaedia Universalis Au temps des mammouths (Paris - 2004)

Des sources de l'art prehistorique au cA ur de la science actuelle, l'exposition Au temps des mammouths (musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 17 mars 2004-10 janvier 2005) a transporte ses visiteurs vers les steppes a la fois...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/09/2016

What is Paleolithic Art? Cave Paintings and the Dawn of Human Creativity by Jean Clottes What is Paleolithic Art? Cave Paintings and the Dawn of Human Creativity


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2016

Woven Threads by Maria C. Shaw Woven Threads

Investigates evidence for patterned textiles (textiles woven with elaborate designs) that were produced by two early Mediterranean civilisations: the Minoans of Crete and the Mycenaeans of mainland Greece.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2015

Prehistoric Rock Art in Scandinavia by Courtney Nimura Prehistoric Rock Art in Scandinavia

Major review of the location and interpretation of Scandinavian rock art against a background of long term environmental change and shoreline displacement based on comprehensive new GIS database.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2015

Art prehistorique (Les Grands Articles d'Universalis) by Encyclopaedia Universalis, Les Grands Articles Art prehistorique (Les Grands Articles d'Universalis)
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Pres de trois millions d'annees separent les premiers outils fabriques par l'homme des premieres images prehistoriques : cette longue periode, equivalente de celle qui marqua l'emergence de Homo au sein des Hominides quelque part en Afrique orientale, est dominee par...
Format: eBook - Released: 28/10/2015

Exploring the Book of Kells by George Otto Simms Exploring the Book of Kells

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells. George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript, and the lives of the monks who made it. Newly-expanded colour...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2015

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