The Creative Explosion. An Inquiry into the Origins of Art and Religion

By: Pfeiffer, John E.

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Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket front and rear flaps creased. Illustrated with colour plates and Black & White Photographs and Drawings. xv, 270 pages Suggest a new hypothesis which sees cave art as part of ritual designed to reduce conflict among pre-historic hunter-gatherers as well as having a mnemonic function in the transmission of unwritten knowledge from one group or generation to another.

Title: The Creative Explosion. An Inquiry into the Origins of Art and Religion

Author Name: Pfeiffer, John E.

Categories: Art-Reference,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1982

ISBN Number: 0060133457

ISBN Number 13: 9780060133450

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID273152

Keywords: Art history Art reference cave art cave paintings Communication interpretation neanderthal paleolithic period prehistoric art prehistoric man Religion research,