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State of the art : regional rock art studies in Australia and Melanesia / edited by Jo McDonald and Ivan P. Haskovec.

By: McDonald, Jo (Josephine)
Contributor(s): Haskovec, Ivan Pavel | Australian Rock Art Research Association. Congress (1: 1988: Darwin, NT)
Language: English Publisher: Melbourne : Australian Rock Art Research Association, 1992.Description: vi, 234p. : ill., maps, photos. ; 29.5cm.ISBN: 0646090836
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Proceedings of Symposium C, `Rock art studies in Australia and Oceania' and Symposium D `The rock art of northern Australia' of the First AURA Congress, held in Darwin in 1988.

Contents: 1, Rock art studies in Australia and Oceania. Australia. The edge of the sandstone: style boundaries and islands in south-eastern New South Wales / K. Officer; Rock art in the Sydney region / J. McDonald; Artificial patterns on rock surfaces in the Sydney region / H.C. Cairns, D.F. Branagan; Rules of simularity in Panaramittee engraving sites / J. Clegg; The rock engravings of Gum Tree Valley and Skew Valley, Dampier, western Australia / M. Lorblanchet; Changing art in a changing landscape: a case study from the Upper Flinders region / M.J. Morwood; "Boring coastal stuff": rock images of the Townsville district, north Queensland / L. Hatte; Cave paintings of the Mitchell-Palmer limestone belt / Bruno David; Laura engravings / N. Cole, P. Trezise; Paintings of extinct animals in Quinkan rock art / P. Trezise; Melanesia. Painted rock art sites in western Melanesia / C. Ballard; Rock art of north-west Guadalcanal, Solomon islands / D. Roe; Southern Vanuatu rock art / M. Spriggs, W. Mumford; 2, The rock art of northern Australia. Northern running figures of Kakadu / I.P. Heskovec; Analysing space: Chillagoe-Mundana limestone belt / B. David; "Human" motifs in the rock paintings of Jowalbinna, Laura / N. Cole; Bulajang / R.G. Gunn; Kakadu dreaming / D.M. Welch; Somewhere over the rainbow: an ethnographic and archaeological analysis of recent rock paintings of western Arnhem Land / P.S.C. Taçon; Who paints for a killing: Gurindji sorcery painting of Palngarrawuny; Looking after sickness country: a conflict of cultures in Kakadu / D. Cooper.

Includes bibl. references.