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A journey through art : a global history

Author: Aaron Rosen; Lucy Dalzell
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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A Journey Through Art is a global history of art with a time-travel twist, taking young readers on an expedition from the Paleolithic period to the present day, voyaging to thirty locations around the world. As readers travel from one incredible destination to the next, they discover the amazing network of caves carved into the rock in AD 500 at Ajanta, India; Cambodia's Angkor Wat as it stood in AD 1200; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Rosen; Lucy Dalzell
ISBN: 9780500651018 0500651019
OCLC Number: 1016740615
Description: 143 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Prehistoric and ancient: Nawarla Gabarnmung c. 35,000 BCE --
Thebes 1250 BCE --
Nineveh 700 BCE --
Athens 450 BCE --
Rome 1 CE --
Teotihuacan 300 CE --
Ajanta 500 CE --
Jerusalem 700 CE --
Hedeby 900 CE --
Medieval and early modern: Cahokia 1100 --
Angkor 1150 --
Great Zimbabwe 1300 --
Beijing 1400 --
Granada 1450 --
Florence 1500 --
Timbuktu 1550 --
Amsterdam 1650 --
Isfahan 1700 --
Modern and contemporary: Edo 1800 --
Haida Gwaii 1825 --
London 1850 --
Paris 1875 --
Vienna 1900 --
Moscow 1920 --
Mexico City 1930 --
New York 1950 --
San Francisco 1960 --
Berlin 1990 --
Seoul 200 --
Rio de Janeiro 2020.
Responsibility: Aaron Rosen ; illustrated by Lucy Dalzell.

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A child's introduction to art history through the centuries and across the globe  Read more...

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'Richly illustrated ... tells the story of art and culture across the centuries, and all around the globe' - The Week Junior 'A joy' - Jewish Chronicle

 
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