[Seeing and Knowing]
Seeing and Knowing: Understanding Rock Art With and Without Ethnography, Blundell, Geoffrey, Christopher Chippindale, and Benjamin Smith, editors
2010, Left Coast Press, Inc, paper.
314 pages, 136 figures, 5 tables, publication list of J.D.L.W., index, 7-3/4" x 9-1/2"
$35.00

Seventeen papers contributed by presenters at the celebratory conference (2000 at Goudrivier Farm in the Waterberg) honouring the retirement of J. D. Lewis-Williams. Papers and authors include:

The purpose of Seeing and Knowing is to demonstrate the depth and wide geographical impact of David Lewis-Williamsí contribution to rock art research by emphasizing theory and methodology drawn from ethnography. Contributors explore what it means to understand and learn from rock art, and a contrast is drawn between those sites where it is possible to provide a modern, ethnographic context, and those sites where it is not. This is the definitive guide to the interplay between ethnography and rock art interpretation, and is an ideal resource for students and researchers alike.


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