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Atlas of world art

Author: John Onians
Publisher: London [England] : Laurence King Publishing, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Over 300 maps combining cultural and political phenomena create an exciting new perspective on major art events from 40,000 B.C. to the present. Each pair of pages presents a thesis, showing how geography affected the art of an era. The visual presentation of the paths of invasion and migration, as well as the location of natural resources used in art, reveals art history in fresh ways. Succint text and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Onians
ISBN: 1856693775 9781856693776 0195215834 9780195215830
OCLC Number: 55051458
Description: 352 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 35 cm
Contents: Art, hunting and gathering, 40,000-5000 BC --
Art, agriculture and urbanization, 5000-500 BC --
Art, war and empire, 500 BC-AD 600 --
Art religion and the ruler, 600-1500 --
Art, exploitation and display, 1500-1800 --
Art, industry and science, 1800-1900 --
Art, ideas and technology, 1900-2000.
Responsibility: edited by John Onians.

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Combines a survey of world art with maps showing the associations and dissemination of culture across the globe.  Read more...

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