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History of art: pre-history books

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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

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

Paleoart Visions of the Prehistoric Past, 1830-1990 by Zoe Lescaze, Walton Ford Paleoart Visions of the Prehistoric Past, 1830-1990
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Dinosaurs Are Forever A pictorial history of paleoart It was 1830 when an English scientist named Henry De la Beche painted the first piece of paleoart, a dazzling, deliciously macabre vision of prehistoric reptiles battling underwater. Since then, artists the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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

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

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

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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

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences by Perry Grayson, Emma Gifford-Mead Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2015

David Batchelor: Flatlands Remix by Andrea Schlieker, David Batchelor, Sinta Berry David Batchelor: Flatlands Remix
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Format: Postcard book or pack - Released: 01/03/2015

The Rock Art of Africa by A. R. Willcox The Rock Art of Africa

It has long been known that all forms of art - rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture - are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2014

Before the Dawn by Bennett Obi Before the Dawn


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 18/07/2014

Mughal Painting (Oxford India Short Introductions) by Som Prakash (Retired Professor, History, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India) Verma Mughal Painting (Oxford India Short Introductions)
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In Mughal Painting, the author provides a detailed survey of the sixteenth-seventeenth century painting under the Mughal Emperors of India, and uses the renowned collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Habibganj Collection, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014

Masters of Fire Copper Age Art from Israel by Michael Sebbane Masters of Fire Copper Age Art from Israel

The catalogue for the exciting exhibition at New York University's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, Masters of Fire presents a comprehensive overview of the little-known yet extraordinary Chalcolithic culture, which existed in the southern Levant from 4500-3600...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/03/2014

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