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Mesolithic Europe

Author : Geoff Bailey
ISBN : 9780521855037
Genre : History
File Size : 52.35 MB
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A pan-European overview of the archaeology of hunter-gatherer societies, written by experts in each region.
Category: History

The Mesolithic Settlement Of Northern Europe

Author : J. G. D. Clark
ISBN : 9781107419087
Genre : History
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This book, first published in 1936, studies the cultural development of the food-gathering peoples of the western end of the plain of Northern Europe.
Category: History

Mesolithic Europe

Author : David L. Clarke
ISBN : 0715612751
Genre : Economic anthropology
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Category: Economic anthropology

Mesolithic Europe

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781478416746
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Mesolithic Europe. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Rock Art And The Wild Mind

Author : Ingrid Fuglestvedt
ISBN : 9781351610483
Genre : Social Science
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? Rock Art and the Wild Mind presents a study of Mesolithic rock art on the Scandinavian peninsula, including the large rock art sites in Alta, Nämforsen and Vingen. Hunters’ rock art of this area, despite local styles, bears a strong commonality in what it depicts, most often terrestrial big game in diverse confrontations with the human realm. The various types of compositions are defined as visual thematizations of the enigmatic relationship between humans and big game animals. These thematizations, here defined as motemes, are explained as being products of the Mesolithic mind ‘in action’, observed through repetitions, variations and transformations of a number of defined motemes. Through a transformational logic, the transition from ‘animic’ to ‘totemic’ rock art is observed. Totemic rock art reaches a peak during the final stages of the Late Mesolithic, and it is suggested that this can be interpreted as representing an increasing focus on human society towards the end of this era. The move from animism to totemism is explained as being part of the overall social development on the Scandinavian peninsula. This book will be of interest to students of rock art generally and scholars working on the historical developments of prehistoric hunter-gatherers in northern Europe. It will also appeal to students and academics in the fields of art history and aesthetics and to those interested in the work of Lévi-Strauss.
Category: Social Science