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Alta Mira IGE 120 8am Sandra Posey November 28, 2006 Bibliography Revised, Book Sources Boyd, Carolyn P. History Patria . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. The book is mainly about the juncture of education and nationalism in Spain. It uses the Alta Mira cave minimally as a study of the ideological and political conflicts between groups of elites seeking to form popular understanding of national history and identity through the education system. Bahn, Paul G., and Jean Vertut. Journey Through the Ice Age . Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001. Journey Through the Ice Age serves as a great to what Alta Mira is. It includes information about where it is, when it was founded, by whom. It also includes different historical accounts such as the ice age, and what the pictures make of. It continues to go
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Unformatted text preview: on in depth about the findings of Alta Mira and why it is so famous. How people were starting to find all these caves with historic pictures in them, yet most were too modest to say anything, but Alta Miras paintings were so extravagant and beautiful that it made them hard to believe. It then goes on to talk about how Sanz de Sautuolas discovery was hard on him to keep from society, and he wanted to expose it to an academic establishment. As a result of taking the professors to take a look it made front page of the city newspaper. Later, the community came to visit the cave. Lastly, he wrote a book that result in disappointing results....
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