CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF PREHISTORIC ART

By: BAHN, PAUL G.

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Beautifully illustrated in color with many rare and unique photographs, prints, and drawings, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art presents the first balanced and truly worldwide survey of prehistoric art. The book also offers the first detailed account of how the world of scholarship became aware of the existence of prehistoric art, reproducing the very earliest drawings by explorers and surveyors from the 1600s onward to create a unique pictorial as well as discursive resource. With this powerful combination of illustration and analysis, Paul Bahn describes what prehistoric art is and the different ways in which it can shed light on the lives and preoccupations of our ancestors: sexual, humorous, social, economic, and religious. The result is a fascinating exploration: a book that Desmond Morris describes as "a model of scientific restraint and objectivity....this is ultimately an art book, and as such it is endlessly provocative and engaging." Paul Bahn is an archaeologist and the author of more than 400 publications. He has authored or coauthored eight books, including The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology. Dr. Bahn is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

Title: CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF PREHISTORIC ART

Author Name: BAHN, PAUL G.

Categories: Art, Photo, Graphic Art & Design,

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE:

ISBN Number: 0521454735

ISBN Number 13: 9780521454735

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: GOOD / VERY GOOD

Seller ID: 234346

Description: 1998 VERY GOOD HARDBACK IN VG JACKET CAMBRIDGE [BAHN, PAUL G.] {STURDY, CLEAN & BRIGHT}

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