Discovering North American Rock Art
by Lawrence L. Loendorf, Christopher Chippindale, David S. Whitley (Editors) 
 
From the high plains of Canada to caves in the southeastern United States, images etched into and painted on stone by ancient Native Americans have aroused in observers the desire to understand their origins and meanings. Rock paintings and engravings can be found in nearly every state and province, and each region has its own distinctive story of discovery and evolving investigation of the rock art record. Rock art in the twenty-first century enjoys a large and growing popularity fueled by scholarly research and public interest alike.

This book explores the history of rock art research in North America and is the only volume in the past twenty-five years to provide coverage of the subject on a continental scale. Written by contributors active in rock art research, it examines sites that provide a cross-section of regions and topics and complements existing books on rock art by offering new information, insights, and approaches to research.


Discovering North American Rock Art
by Lawrence L. Loendorf , Christopher Chippindale, and David S. Whitley (Editors) 
University of Arizona Press, 2006.
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