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Author Wengrow, D., author.
Title The origins of monsters : image and cognition in the first age of mechanical reproduction / David Wengrow.
Publication Info. Princeton Princeton University Press, [2014]
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-Ebook Central    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Rostovtzeff lectures.
Note Available in 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-160) and index.
Contents Image and economy in the ancient world : the Bronze Age of Mikhail Rostovtzeff -- Materials for an epidemiology of culture -- The hidden shaman : fictive anatomy in Paleolithic and Neolithic art -- Urban creations : the cultural ecology of composite animals -- Counterintuitive images and the mechanical arts -- Modes of image transfer : transformative, integrative, protective -- Conclusion : Persistent, but not primordial : emergent properties of cognition.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record
Subject Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch, 1870-1952.
Animals, Mythical, in art.
Archaeology and art.
Art, Ancient.
Art, Prehistoric.
Cognition and culture.
Monsters in art.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1400848865 (electronic bk)
9781400848867 (electronic bk)
0691159041 (hc.)
9780691159041 (hc.)
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