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Creolization in the Investigation of Rock Art of the Colonial Era

Sam Challis.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: History of Art; Race and Ethnicity. 10221 words.

If the authorship of rock art by particular groups is assumed, the very object under study can unwittingly be falsely attributed. Our interpretations have largely failed to incorporate...

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Past Images, Contemporary Practices

Leïla Baracchini and Julien Monney.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of Africa; History of Art; Race and Ethnicity. 11556 words.

The emergence in the early 1990s of two contemporary San art projects in Botswana and South Africa has immediately been related to San rock art. Researchers have since that deconstructed...

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Rock Art and Aesthetics

Thomas Heyd.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: History of Art; Race and Ethnicity. 12748 words.

Rock art constitutes a significant cultural testimony, providing insights into the visual imagery of lifeways that are fundamentally different from those of people today. The extant corpus...

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Rock Art as Cultural Expressions of Social Relationships and Kinship

Liam M. Brady, John J. Bradley and Amanda Kearney.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: History of Art; Race and Ethnicity. 10420 words.

This chapter examines rock art as cultural expressions of social relationships and kinship. More specifically, it considers the type(s) of relationships that exist or emerge in Indigenous...

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