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Creolization in the Investigation of Rock Art of the Colonial Era  

Sam Challis

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Jul 2017
If the authorship of rock art by particular groups is assumed, the very object under study can unwittingly be falsely attributed. Our interpretations have largely failed to incorporate ... More

Past Images, Contemporary Practices: Reuse of Rock Art Images in Contemporary San Art of Southern Africa  

Leïla Baracchini and Julien Monney

The emergence in the early 1990s of two contemporary San art projects in Botswana and South Africa has immediately been related to San rock art. Researchers have since that deconstructed ... More

Rock Art and Aesthetics  

Thomas Heyd

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Mar 2017
Rock art constitutes a significant cultural testimony, providing insights into the visual imagery of lifeways that are fundamentally different from those of people today. The extant corpus ... More

Rock Art as Cultural Expressions of Social Relationships and Kinship  

Liam M. Brady, John J. Bradley, and Amanda Kearney

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Mar 2017
This chapter examines rock art as cultural expressions of social relationships and kinship. More specifically, it considers the type(s) of relationships that exist or emerge in Indigenous ... More

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