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The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

By: David Lewis Williams

320 pages, 94 illustrations, 27 in colour

Thames & Hudson

Paperback | Apr 2004 | #154352 | ISBN: 0500284652
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The Mind in the Cave puts forward the most plausible explanation yet proposed for the origins of image-making and art. David Lewis-Williams skilfully interweaves a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights to offer a convincing account of how we became human and, in the process, began to make art.


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