The Resource The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel

The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel

Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Title
The cave and the cathedral
Title remainder
how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Statement of responsibility
Amir D. Aczel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Popular science writer Aczel examines French (and some Spanish) cave drawings and the theories scientists have put forward to explain them, including religious iconography, hunting trophies, and a leap in human brain development
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN771
LC item number
.A28 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The adventure of Niaux -- The greatest mystery -- The Neanderthal enigma -- The roots of language -- Abbé Breuil -- Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles -- The tale of a missing dog -- The sign of the bull and the legend of the minotaur -- Rouffignac and Pech Merle -- The discovery of Lascaux -- The enigma of the pit -- The groundbreaking work of Annette Laming-Emperaire -- Prehistoric objets d'art -- The sign of the hand -- The legend of the white lady -- Shamans of the tundra -- Stonehenge and signs in the sky -- The Mediterranean, Australia, and Patagonia -- Leroi-Gourhan's theory -- The relationship between signs and animals -- The Chauvet cave
Control code
ocn607553801
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 242 pages, [8] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470638156
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
254806
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24537391
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607553801
  • pebco0470638117

Library Locations

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