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Art history

Author: Marilyn Stokstad
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Education, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This renowned textbook offers thorough coverage of all the visual arts from all parts of the world in a narrative that provides a rich contextual backgroundsocial, cultural, historical, religious, geographical, and political. This book has more than 1400 photographs and hundreds of line drawings, diagrams, and full-color maps. The text features art from the following time periods and places: prehistoric art in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Stokstad
ISBN: 0132368544 9780132368544 0132250675 9780132250672 0131577042 9780131577046
OCLC Number: 76143953
Description: xli, 982 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Prehistoric art in Europe --
Art of the ancient near East --
Art of ancient Egypt --
Aegean art --
Art of ancient Greece --
Etruscan and Roman art --
Jewish, early Christian, and Byzantine art --
Islamic art --
Art of South and Southeast Asia before 1200 --
Chinese and Korean art before 1279 --
Japanese art before 1392 --
Art of the Americas before 1300 --
Art of ancient Africa --
Early medieval art of Europe --
Romanesque art --
Gothic art of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries --
Fourteenth-century art in Europe --
Fifteenth-century art in Northern Europe and the Iberian peninsula --
Renaissance are in fifteenth-century Italy --
Sixteenth-century art in Italy --
Sixteenth-century art in Northern Europe and the Iberian peninsula --
Baroque art --
Art of South and Southeast Asia after 1200 --
Chinese and Korean art after 1279 --
Japanese art after 1392 --
Art of the Americas after 1300 --
Art of Pacific cultures --
Art of Africa in the modern era --
Eighteenth-century art in Europe and the Americas --
Nineteenth-century art in Europe and the United States --
Modern art in Europe and the Americas, 1900-1945 --
The international scene since 1945.
Responsibility: Marilyn Stokstad.

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This renowned textbook offers thorough coverage of all the visual arts from all parts of the world in a narrative that provides a rich contextual backgroundsocial, cultural, historical, religious, geographical, and political. This book has more than 1400 photographs and hundreds of line drawings, diagrams, and full-color maps. The text features art from the following time periods and places: prehistoric art in Europe; ancient art of the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and Greece; Roman and Etruscan art; Jewish, early Christian, Japan, and the Americas; medieval art in Europe; Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance art; Baroque art; art of the Pacific cultures; the rise of modern art; and the international Avant-Garde since 1945. Beginning student will appreciate the text's visual appeal, readable writing style, and helpful instructional features, such as the Starter Kit at the beginning of the book. Instructors will appreciate the inclusion of artists in all media, with women artists and artists of color fully represented. - Publisher.

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