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Human cognition: The Australian evidence

Mulvaney, John


Cognitive archaeology benefits from the specific record of Australian evidence, which offers important glimpses of early human thinking in its burials and art. Colin Renfrew's insightful Prehistory: the making of the human mind (2007) undervalues the evidence relating to social intelligence (cognitive archaeology) available from Pleistocene Australia, whilst Steven Mithen's The prehistory of the human mind (1996) refers only to recent Aboriginal society. This note directs attention for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Antiquity
DOI: 10.1017/S0003598X00048018


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