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Inside the Neolithic Mind Consciousness, Cosmos, and the Realm of the Gods by David Lewis-Williams

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pre-Christian European & Mediterranean religions,
  • Prehistoric archaeology,
  • Religion, Prehistoric,
  • Sociology Of Religion,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Archaeology,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Developmental - General,
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric,
  • Neolithic period

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7653346M
ISBN 100500051380
ISBN 109780500051382

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Among his books are The Mind in the Cave, Inside the Neolithic Mind (with David Pearce) and The Shamans of Prehistory (with Jean Clottes). David Pearce is a researcher in the Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witswatersrand, Johannesburg.   In the new compact paperback version of Inside the Neolithic Mind, David Lewis-Williams and David Pearce examine the intricate web of belief, myth, and society in the Neolithic period, arguably the most significant turning point in human history, when agriculture became a way of life and the fractious society that we know today was : Thames & Hudson. During the Early Neolithic period (c,–5, years ago) agriculture became a way of life and the first large settlements were established. In this sequel to The Mind in the Cave, the authors combine archaeological evidence, such as Near Eastern skull burials and the massive stone monuments of western Europe, with insights from research into the universal functioning of the human brain. His most recent books are Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos, and the Realm of the Gods (Thames & Hudson) co-authored with David Pearce and published in , Conceiving God: The Cognitive Origin and Evolution of Religion, published in , and Deciphering Ancient Minds: The Mystery of San Bushman Rock Art, co-authored with Sam.