ROCK ART A VISION OF A VANISHING CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

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Rock Art

Author : Jonathan Bailey
ISBN : 1555664652
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 81.97 MB
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An anthology by noted Southwest writers and rock art experts on the destruction of rock art sites by development, vandalism, and increasing visitation. Most rock art books look at the imagery as two dimensionalrestricted to the icons and symbols as carved on the rock face. In reality, the landscape is a vital clue, not only these people collectively, but also these people as individuals. The canyon country does not contain sites and panels but rather a large inter-connected cultural landscape.
Category: Social Science

A Guide To Rock Art Sites

Author : David S. Whitley
ISBN : 087842332X
Genre : Art
File Size : 51.63 MB
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This unique full-color field guide is essential for anyone who seeks to understand why shamans in the Far West created rock art and what they sought to depict. Whitley is on the cutting edge of dating and interpreting the images as well as describing the
Category: Art

Painted Dreams

Author : Thor Conway
ISBN : 1559712139
Genre : Indians of North America
File Size : 74.85 MB
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A guide to the deeper meanings of rock art. The author spent more than 20ears travelling to rock art sites across the United States and Canada,arning the trust of native elders and preserving their insights.
Category: Indians of North America

Stone Chisel And Yucca Brush

Author : Ekkehart Malotki
ISBN : 9781885772275
Genre : History
File Size : 33.77 MB
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Stone Chisel and Yucca Brush" features stunning photographs of the Colorado Plateau. For each rock art image, general location and chronological information is provided.
Category: History

Understanding Meaning And Purpose Of Rock Art

Author : D. Russel Micnhimer
ISBN : 0974010588
Genre : History
File Size : 79.73 MB
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A detailed and comprehensive examination of factors to be taken into consideration to understand meaning and purpose of rock art (petroglyphs, pictographs, geoglyphs) world wide. Prehistoric visual records inscribed or painted on stones and rocks on all continents from mountain tops to caves. The who, what, how, when, where and why of rock art. The only reference book to address these considerations in detail from a rock art researcher who has spent decades on several continents studying rock art first hand. Micnhimer is a member of the Oregon Archaeological Society and the American Rock Art Research Association.
Category: History

Rock Art Of The Grand Canyon Region

Author : Don D. Christensen
ISBN : 093265309X
Genre : Art
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Over the past 25 years the authors have worked in cooperation with the Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon National Park, Bureau of Land Management/Arizona Strip, and the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument to analyze the hard data and to form a comprehensive overview of the 5,000 years of Native American art painted and engraved on the walls and boulders within the greater Grand Canyon region.This visually stunning book opens a window to the past within the majestic Grand Canyon region rarely seen by the millions of visitors who visit this area annually. It is a feast to both the serious rock art researcher and to the general public who may not be aware of the enticing and elaborately rich rock art found in some of the more remote areas within this spectacular landscape.
Category: Art

Symbolism Of Petroglyphs And Pictographs Near Mountainair New Mexico The Gateway To Ancient Cities

Author : Susan a. Holland
ISBN : 1939054702
Genre : History
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With no written alphabet, records of the Southwest Native Americans were kept in the form of either petroglyphs or pictographs on rock surfaces. By examining their symbolism, we are able to gain significant insight of their existence, a deeper understanding of their spiritual and ceremonial beliefs, and a glimpse into their daily lives. Hundreds of such sites exist and are scattered throughout the world with some of the most artistic ones located in the Mountainair, New Mexico, region. Today, this area is referred to as the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument and the "gateway to ancient cities."
Category: History

The White Shaman Mural

Author : Carolyn E. Boyd
ISBN : 9781477310304
Genre : Social Science
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Folded plate (1 leaf, 39 x 61 cm, folded to 19 x 16 cm) in pocket.
Category: Social Science

Introduction To Rock Art Research Second Edition

Author : David S Whitley
ISBN : 9781315425993
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 80.85 MB
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First published in 2005, this brief introduction to methods of studying rock art has become the standard text for courses on this topic. It was also selected as a Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book in 2005. Internationally-known rock art researcher David Whitley takes the reader through the various processes needed to document, interpret, and preserve this fragile category of artifact. Using examples from around the globe, he offers a comprehensive guide to rock art studies of value to archaeologists and art historians, their students, and rock art aficionados. The second edition of this classic work has additional material on mapping sites, ethnographic analogy, neuropsychological models, and Native American consultation.
Category: Social Science

Crucible Of Pueblos

Author : Richard H. Wilshusen
ISBN : 1931745951
Genre : Social Science
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Archaeologists are increasingly recognizing the early Pueblo period as a major social and demographic transition in Southwest history. This book is the first comprehensive summary of population growth and migration, the materialization of early villages, cultural diversity, relations of social power, and the emergence of early great houses during the Pueblo period. It also explores the dynamics of social identity, power, and gender during this time of rapid change. With contributions by 25 of the leading archaeologists working in the Southwest, this important volume offers new insights about the origins of villages and examines how the study of the early Pueblo period contributes to an anthropological understanding of Southwest history and early farming societies throughout the world.--
Category: Social Science