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Homo Symbolicus: The Dawn of Language, Imagination and Spirituality by Christopher S. Henshilwood
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The emergence of symbolic culture, classically identified with the European cave paintings of the Ice Age, is now seen, in the light of recent groundbreaking discoveries, as a complex nonlinear process taking root in a remote past and in different regions of the planet. Mapping behaviour and the evolution of the mind. A Paleolithic Reciprocation Symmbolicus Symbolic use of marine shells and mineral pigments by Iberian Neandertalsyears ago. Henshilwood and Francesco d’Errico.
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