The Resource Ancestral images : the iconography of human origins, Stephanie Moser ; foreword by Clive Gamble

Ancestral images : the iconography of human origins, Stephanie Moser ; foreword by Clive Gamble

Label
Ancestral images : the iconography of human origins
Title
Ancestral images
Title remainder
the iconography of human origins
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Moser ; foreword by Clive Gamble
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pictorial reconstructions of ancient human ancestors have twin purposes: to make sense of shared ancestry and to bring prehistory to life. Stephanie Moser analyzes the close relationship between representations of the past and theories about human evolution, showing how this relationship existed even before a scientific understanding of human origins developed. How did mythological, religious, and historically inspired visions of the past, in existence for centuries, shape this understanding? Moser treats images as primary documents, and her book is illustrated with more than a hundred engravings, paintings, photographs, and reconstructions
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moser, Stephanie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN746
LC item number
.M67 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adam und Eva
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Human evolution
  • Beeldende kunsten
  • Iconografie
  • Mensen
  • Oorsprong
  • Homme préhistorique
  • Homme
  • Iconografie
  • Mensen
  • Oorsprong
  • Beeldende kunsten
  • Mensch (Motiv)
  • Volk (Motiv)
  • Antike (Motiv)
  • Ikonographie
  • Kunst
  • Mensch (Motiv)
  • Missbildung (Motiv)
  • Mythos (Motiv)
  • Volk (Motiv)
  • Mensch (Motiv)
  • Ikonographie
Label
Ancestral images : the iconography of human origins, Stephanie Moser ; foreword by Clive Gamble
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The artist's eye and the mind of science -- Mythological visions of human creation -- Religious and secular visions of human creation -- Historical visions of national origins -- The scientific vision of prehistory -- Popular presentations -- Conclusions
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 200 pages
Isbn
9780801435492
Lccn
98009890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38288601
  • (OCoLC)ocm38288601
Label
Ancestral images : the iconography of human origins, Stephanie Moser ; foreword by Clive Gamble
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The artist's eye and the mind of science -- Mythological visions of human creation -- Religious and secular visions of human creation -- Historical visions of national origins -- The scientific vision of prehistory -- Popular presentations -- Conclusions
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 200 pages
Isbn
9780801435492
Lccn
98009890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38288601
  • (OCoLC)ocm38288601

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