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Prehistoric art of Australia / Dacre Stubbs. (1974)

Authors: Stubbs, Dacre, ((author.)), Edwards, R.
Publisher:South Melbourne, Vic. : Macmillan,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 92 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 72 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Stubbs, Dacre, (author.)
Copyright:
  • ©1974
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Summary:
  • Prehistory of man and art in Australia; rock paintings and engravings; carved trees; wood carving; body paintings; bark paintings; modern carvings.
Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Section I: Preface - a Stone Age gift
  • Art and its origins
  • The Australian Aboriginal
  • The geological evolution
  • Carbon dating
  • Continental drift
  • The Ice Ages
  • The first Australians
  • The origins of man
  • The cultural periods of man
  • Aboriginal artists
  • Section II: The distribution of prehistoric art in Australia
  • Parietal art
  • Carved trees
  • Rock engravings
  • Portable objects
  • Postscript.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Bibliography: p. 107-108.
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other Form:
  • Online version Stubbs, Dacre. Prehistoric art of Australia. South Melbourne, Victoria : Macmillan, 1974
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0333139925
Dewey Number:
  • 709.011
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 26487544
  • 26487544
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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