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dc.contributor.authorMcDonald, Jo
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T13:24:02Z
dc.date.available2021-02-10T13:24:02Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier459083
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/33766
dc.identifier14928*
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/28427
dc.description.abstractDreamtime Superhighway presents a thorough and original contextualization of the rock art and archaeology of the Sydney Basin. By combining excavation results with rock art analysis it demonstrates that a true archaeology of rock art can provide insights into rock art image-making in people’s social and cultural lives. Based on a PhD dissertation, this monograph is a significantly revised and updated study which draws forcefully on rich and new data from extensive recent research—much of it by McDonald herself. McDonald has developed a model that suggests that visual culture—such as rock artmaking and its images and forms—could be understood as a system of communication, as a way of signaling group identifying behaviour. For the archaeologist of art, the anthropologist of art and those of us who try to think about past worlds… this monograph is a must read.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesTerra Australis
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HD Archaeology
dc.subject.otherrock art
dc.subject.otheraustralia
dc.subject.otheraboriginal australians
dc.subject.otherarcheology
dc.subject.othernew south wales
dc.subject.othersydney basin
dc.subject.otherBefore Present
dc.subject.otherDarug
dc.subject.otherDreamtime
dc.subject.otherKuringgai
dc.subject.otherPigment
dc.subject.otherTerra Australis
dc.titleDreamtime Superhighway (TA27)
dc.title.alternativeSydney Basin Rock Art and Prehistoric Information Exchange
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_459083
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy975ba519-3ce2-4517-95bf-b847729fbcf1
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameANU Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://press.anu.edu.au
oapen.pages380
oapen.place.publicationCanberra
dc.dateSubmitted2013-11-07 00:00:00
dc.dateSubmitted2020-04-01T14:55:47Z
dc.seriesnumber27


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