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Ambiguous Images

Gender and Rock Art

Ambiguous Images( )
Author: Hays-Gilpin, Kelley
Series title:Gender and Archaeology Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2003
Publisher:AltaMira Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $118.00
Book Description:

A significant contribution to the relatively unexplored field of gender in rock art, this volume contains information for those interested in past gender systems. Hays-Gilpin argues that art is both a product of its physical and social environment and a tool of influence in shaping behavior and ideas within a society. Rock art is often one of the strongest lines of evidence available to scholars in understanding ritual practices, gender roles, and ideological constructs of prehistoric peoples.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Archaeology
Art / History / Prehistoric & Primitive
Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Art / Criticism & Theory
Social Science / Gender Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.28 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:1.22 Pounds

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