Calendrier Mondes Souterrains 2017

Reference : XA17

Calendrier Mondes Souterrains 2017

Reference : XA17

Borneo: Memory of the Caves is the account of an extraordinary adventure, told by the protagonists who made the exceptional discovery of the rock art murals of Kalimantan which are over ten thousand years old...
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Calendrier Mondes Souterrains 2017

Borneo: Memory of the Caves is the account of an extraordinary adventure, told by the protagonists who made the exceptional discovery of the rock art murals of Kalimantan which are over ten thousand years old.
Their findings shed new light on how populations developed between Southeast Asia and Australia.
Since 1988, in mission after mission, a profile of Borneo's ancient populations has emerged, suggesting not only their similarities with the Aboriginal people of Australia, but also the particular relationships they developed with the caves, by creating rock art characterized by an abundance of negative hands.
Close to two thousand such hands discovered to date allow for new interpretations of this universal motif.
In this magnificently illustrated work, we discover not only the richness and complexity of an ancient region of the world, but also how today, this heritage is endangered.
Luc-Henri Fage (text, photos, surveys), Jean-Michel Chazine. Foreword by Jean-Clottes. Translated by Lysa Hochtroth. Edited in English by Alexandra Nicolescu.
A beautiful book of 176 pages, full color, with more than 350 photographs and illustrations built around a story of adventure, from cave to cave, surprise to discovery... Hardcover, with dust jacket coated mat. Size 25 x 32 cm. Le Kalimanthrope publisher.

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Activity Caving
Gender Unisexe