The roots of civilization: the cognitive beginnings of man's first art, symbol, and notation

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McGraw-Hill, 1971 - Science - 413 pages
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{Re-write. Great ideas drawn largely from the cordage found at Lascaux, weaving the fabric of "cognitive" evolution.) Marshack presents new ways of interpreting the origins of thought, symbolic ... Read full review

The Roots of Civilization: The Cognitive Beginnings of Man's First Art, Symbol and Notation

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The first edition of this brilliant work (McGraw-Hill, 1972) was recognized by anthropologists and other scholars as a breakthrough in its approach to the study of Upper Paleolithic "art'' and ... Read full review

Contents

THE SEARCH
9
BACKGROUND TO THE STORY
57
NOTATION AND
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