ISBN 9780495410584,Gardner's Art Through The Ages: A Global History

Gardner's Art Through The Ages: A Global History



Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9780495410584

ISBN-10 0495410586


Edition 13th
Number of Pages 1120 Pages
Language (English)

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As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions?plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, you'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly and help you study for your exams?for example, "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, and ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes flash cards of images and quizzes).

About The Author
Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the co-author of the 10th, 11th, and 12the editions of Art through the Ages and more than a hundred publications on Greek and Roam art and architecture, including A History of Rom Art, also published by Wordsworth. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of Art History and Archaeology and Chair of the Art History Department. Long recognized for this inspiring lectures and devotion to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002.

Table Of Contents
Introduction: What Is Art History?
1. Art before History.
2. The Ancient Near East.
3. Egypt under the Pharaohs.
4. The Prehistoric Aegean.
5. Ancient Greece.
6. South and South East Asia before 1200.
7. China and Korea to 1279.
8. Japan before 1333.
9. The Etruscans.
10. The Roman Empire.
11. Late Antiquity.
12. Byzantium.
13. The Islamic World.
14. Native Arts of the Americas before 1300.
15. Africa before 1800.
16. Early Medieval Europe.
17. Romanesque Europe.
18. Gothic Europe.
19. Italy, 1200 to 1400.
20. Northern Europe, 1400 to 1500.
21. Italy, 1400 to 1500.
22. Italy, 1500 to 1600.
23. Northern Europe and Spain, 1500 to 1600.
24. Italy and Spain, 1600 to 1700.
25. Northern Europe, 1600 to 1700.
26. South and Southeast Asia after 1200.
27. China and Korea after 1279.
28. Japan after 1336.
29. Europe and America, 1700 to 1800.
30. Europe and America, 1800 to 1870.
31. Europe and America, 1870 to 1900.
32. Native Arts of the Americas after 1300.
33. Oceania.
34. Africa after 1800.
35. Europe and America, 1900 to 1945.
36. Europe and America since 1945.