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By Michele Hayward,Lesley-Gail Atkinson,Michael Cinquino,Divaldo Antonio Gutierrez Calvache,Racso Fernandez Ortega,Pedro A. Alvarado Layos,Adolfo Lopez Belando,Phillip Allsworth-Jones,Rachel Beauvoir-Dominique,George V. Landon,W. Brent Seales,Sofia Kahl,Phil

ISBN-10: 0817316507

ISBN-13: 9780817316501

ISBN-10: 0817355308

ISBN-13: 9780817355302

This compilation, via a global grouping of students, makes a speciality of the character of Caribbean rock paintings or rock pictures and makes transparent the region's sizeable and unique rock paintings culture. Thorough and comparative, it comprises info at the background of rock photograph examine, the character of the assemblages (image numbers, kinds, locations), and the criminal, conservation, and examine prestige of the picture sites. Chapters on those issues hide examine at the islands of Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Aruba, and Bonaire. The prehispanic rock paintings and different ceremonial buildings and artifacts, in addition to enthnohistorical debts of the area at touch, projected backward in time, all element to an lively ritual and ceremonial existence regarding commoners, spiritual experts, and elites in differing and interconnected roles and for various reasons. The selective use of universal rock photograph layout and actual parts may be noticeable within the distribution and execution of the carved and painted pictures. Pecked, floor, abraded, and scratched petroglyphs, besides pictographs performed often in pink, black, white and orange colorings are discovered on a variety of rock surfaces together with limestones, granites, diorites, and andesites. Caves/rock shelters and rock formations linked to water resources (water methods, swimming pools, ocean) account for the 2 most typical destinations, through ball court docket websites, inland rock outcroppings and seashore rock.

  as well as particular region shows, the paintings contains a evaluation of modern advances in Caribbean rock picture reviews together with relationship and interpretative types; the applying of a brand new documentation method and ensuing desktop manipulation merits; a conservation undertaking in Jamaica that has implications for the protection and interpretation of the positioning; and a proposed courting series for the Lesser Antillean Windward Islands.  

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