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Title:
Inside the neolithic mind : consciousness, cosmos and the realm of the gods
Author:
Lewis-Williams, J. David.
Personal Author:
Edition:
1st pbk. ed.
Physical Description:
320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
This brilliantly argued and elegantly written book examines the intricate web of belief, myth and society in the Neolithic period, continuing the story begun in the bestselling and critically acclaimed book 'The Mind in the Cave'.
Language:
English
Contents:
The revolutionary neolithic -- The consciousness contract -- Seeing and building a cosmos -- Close encounters with a built cosmos -- Domesticating wild nature -- Treasure the dream whatever the terror -- The mound in the dark grove -- Brú na Bóinne -- Religion de profundis -- East is East and West is West.
ISBN:
9780500288276
Format :
Book