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Pictures, Patterns & Objects. Rock-Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Northeastern Australia

By: Brady, Liam M.

Price: $94.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260675

ISBN: 1921875062


Small Quarto Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Colour plates and photographs. Black & white maps. 497 pages Positioned at one of anthropology's most significant boundaries, the Torres Strait Islands and their indigenous inhabitants have fascinated scientists for well over a century. Pictures, Patterns, and Objects explores the rich yet relatively unknown rock-art of the area to investigate Islander artistic expression as an indicator of social interaction. This richly illustrated study employs digital technology to recover rapidly fading rock paintings. Liam M. Brady outlines how Islander and Aborigin... View more info