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The Resource African rock art : paintings and engravings on stone, David Coulson, Alec Campbell

African rock art : paintings and engravings on stone, David Coulson, Alec Campbell

Label
African rock art : paintings and engravings on stone
Title
African rock art
Title remainder
paintings and engravings on stone
Statement of responsibility
David Coulson, Alec Campbell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"African Rock Art: Paintings and Engravings on Stone is the first comprehensive illustrated book on the rock art of Africa. From the spectacular mountains of the central Sahara, to the arid plateaus of South Africa, home to a vast array of extraordinary art, photographer David Coulson and co-author Alec Campbell have explored the farthest reaches of this vast continent to deliver an astonishing collection of nearly 400 color photographs and line drawings."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coulson, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Campbell, Alec C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rock paintings
  • Petroglyphs
  • Art, Prehistoric
  • Africa
  • Stone carving
Label
African rock art : paintings and engravings on stone, David Coulson, Alec Campbell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-252) and index
Contents
  • Note on Tara.
  • p. 6
  • Foreword/
  • Mary Leakey
  • p. 7
  • Preface.
  • p. 9
  • Introduction.
  • p. 12
  • Ch. 1.
  • Africa: The Land and the People.
  • p. 23
  • Ch. 2.
  • Discovery of Rock Art.
  • p. 37
  • Ch. 3.
  • Styles, Subjects, and Sites.
  • p. 47
  • Ch. 4.
  • Dating Rock Art.
  • p. 73
  • Ch. 5.
  • Southern Africa.
  • p. 79
  • Ch. 6.
  • Eastern Africa.
  • p. 131
  • Ch. 7.
  • Northern Africa.
  • p. 149
  • Ch. 8.
  • Geometric Designs and Late White Paintings.
  • p. 219
  • Ch. 9.
  • Future of Africa's Rock Art.
  • p. 231
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 245
  • Glossary.
  • p. 248
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 250
  • Index.
  • p. 252
  • 1.
  • Map of Africa.
  • p. 13
  • 2.
  • Language Groups.
  • p. 26
  • 3.
  • African Peoples.
  • p. 27
  • 4.
  • Distribution of Rock Art.
  • p. 50
  • 5.
  • Southern Africa.
  • p. 82
  • 6.
  • Eastern Africa.
  • p. 133
  • 7.
  • Northern Africa.
  • p. 155
Control code
ocm42690135
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780810943636
Lccn
99053255
Other physical details
ill., (chiefly col.), col. maps
Label
African rock art : paintings and engravings on stone, David Coulson, Alec Campbell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-252) and index
Contents
  • Note on Tara.
  • p. 6
  • Foreword/
  • Mary Leakey
  • p. 7
  • Preface.
  • p. 9
  • Introduction.
  • p. 12
  • Ch. 1.
  • Africa: The Land and the People.
  • p. 23
  • Ch. 2.
  • Discovery of Rock Art.
  • p. 37
  • Ch. 3.
  • Styles, Subjects, and Sites.
  • p. 47
  • Ch. 4.
  • Dating Rock Art.
  • p. 73
  • Ch. 5.
  • Southern Africa.
  • p. 79
  • Ch. 6.
  • Eastern Africa.
  • p. 131
  • Ch. 7.
  • Northern Africa.
  • p. 149
  • Ch. 8.
  • Geometric Designs and Late White Paintings.
  • p. 219
  • Ch. 9.
  • Future of Africa's Rock Art.
  • p. 231
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 245
  • Glossary.
  • p. 248
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 250
  • Index.
  • p. 252
  • 1.
  • Map of Africa.
  • p. 13
  • 2.
  • Language Groups.
  • p. 26
  • 3.
  • African Peoples.
  • p. 27
  • 4.
  • Distribution of Rock Art.
  • p. 50
  • 5.
  • Southern Africa.
  • p. 82
  • 6.
  • Eastern Africa.
  • p. 133
  • 7.
  • Northern Africa.
  • p. 155
Control code
ocm42690135
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780810943636
Lccn
99053255
Other physical details
ill., (chiefly col.), col. maps

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