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Hunting without weapons : on the pursuit of images

"The cultural and historical significance of the hunt lies not in the hunt itself, but rather in the power of its resulting images. Pictorial evidence, beginning with the famous cave paintings in Altamira, continue to suggest that man represents himself as natural hunter and gatherer. This book...

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Corporate Authors: Jagen ohne Waffen. Bildstiftende Kräfte der Ars venationis Hamburg (Author)
Warburg-Haus (Gastgebende Institution)
Universität Hamburg Centrum für Naturkunde (Gastgebende Institution)
Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG (Verlag)
Other Authors: Saß, Maurice (Editor, HerausgeberIn)
Document Type: Conference Proceeding Book
Language:English
German
Published: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter , [2017]
Series:Naturbilder Band 4
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Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
http://www.degruyter.com/search?f_0=isbnissn&q_0=9783110543872&searchTitles=true
Author Notes:edited by Maurice Saß
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Summary:"The cultural and historical significance of the hunt lies not in the hunt itself, but rather in the power of its resulting images. Pictorial evidence, beginning with the famous cave paintings in Altamira, continue to suggest that man represents himself as natural hunter and gatherer. This book explores modern images of the hunt and explains their places, functions and strength"--
Physical Description:XXII, 281 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm x 17 cm
ISBN:3110543877
9783110543872