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Gardner's art through the ages : the western perspective

Author: Helen Gardner; Fred S Kleiner
Publisher: Australia ; United States : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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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: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE 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, this 13th Edition of the most widely read history of art book in the English  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Gardner; Fred S Kleiner
ISBN: 0495573612 9780495573616 0495573655 9780495573654 0495573604 9780495573609 0495573647 9780495573647
OCLC Number: 500919863
Notes: "Student ed."--Title page verso.
Description: 2 volumes (xxxi, xxxvii, 832 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps, plans ; 30 cm
Contents: v. 1. What is art history? --
Art before history --
The ancient Near East --
Egypt under the Pharaohs --
The prehistoric Aegean --
Ancient Greece --
The Etruscans --
The Roman Empire --
Late Antiquity --
Byzantium --
The Islamic World --
Early Medieval Europe --
Romanesque Europe --
Gothic Europe --
Italy, 1200 to 1400 --
v. 2. Before 1300 --
What is art history? --
Italy 1200 to 1400 --
Northern Europe, 1400 to 1500 --
Italy, 1400 to 1500 --
Italy, 1500 to 1600 --
Northern Europe and Spain, 1500 to 1600 --
Italy and Spain, 1600 to 1700 --
Northern Europe, 1600 to 1700 --
Europe and America, 1700 to 1800 --
Europe and America, 1800 to 1870 --
Europe and America, 1870 to 1900 --
Europe and America, 1900 to 1945 --
Europe and America after 1945.
Other Titles: Gardner's art through the ages.
Art through the ages
Responsibility: Fred S. Kleiner.

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