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


[1st ed.].. New York, McGraw-Hill [1971] .
ISBN 0070405352, 9780070405356

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Subjects Art, Prehistoric.
Paleolithic period.
Description 413 pages illustrations 28 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
©1972
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I: Notation: the search -- The search begins -- A bit of bone -- The mesolithic bone: ishango -- Tracking the hunter, on paper -- Notation: the bones -- Part II: Background to the story -- The history of prehistory. an aside -- Part III: Notation and art, the research and the ideas -- Notation: early and late -- Time-factored thought -- Vault of the sky -- The bone of the eagle -- Image of the world: time-factored art -- Time factored death -- Sex and the goddess -- Part IV: The story continued -- The step toward history -- Postscript -- Acknowledgements -- Collections of materials examined -- Bibliography -- Sites and caves on map of ice age europe -- List of illustrations -- Index
Network Numbers (OCoLC)257105
(OCoLC)ocm00257105
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WorldCat Identities Marshack, Alexander.
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