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Larousse encyclopedia of prehistoric and ancient art : art and mankind

Author: René Huyghe
Publisher: New York : Prometheus Press, 1966 [©1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Huyghe
OCLC Number: 565410
Description: 415 pages : color frontispiece, 729 illustrations, 31 color plates, maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / René Huyghe --
Prehistoric art. Art forms and society / René Huyghe --
The beginnings of art / André Leroi-Gourhan --
The palaeolithic age / Abbé Henri Breuil --
Historical summary / Desmond Collins and Lydie Huyghe --
From the Neolithic to the early Bronze Age / André Varagnac --
Historical summary / Lydie Huyghe --
The agrarian revolution / Pia Laviosa-Zambotti --
Early empires of the Middle East / Georges Contenau --
Historical summary / Marie-Louise Tisserant --
The first Asiatic civilisations / Vadime Elisseeff --
Primitive art. Art forms and society / René Huyghe --
The art of living primitive peoples / André Leroi-Gourhan --
African art / Marcel Griaule --
Historical summary / Annie Masson-Detourbet --
Oceanic art / Henry Lavachery --
Historical summary / Henry Lavachery --
Pre-columbian civilisations / Raoul d'Harcourt --
Historical summary / Henry Reichlen --
The agrarian empires. Art forms and society / René Huyghe --
Egypt and Mesopotamia / Georges Contenau --
The rivalry and the achievements of the empires / Etienne Droiton --
Historical summary / Philippe Jean and Marie-Louise Tisserant --
The metal civilisations. Art forms and society / René Huyghe --
The appearance and spread of metal / Claude F.A. Schaeffer --
Historical summary / Jacques-Claude Courtois --
The Aegean world / Pierre Demargne --
Historical summary / Pierre Demargne --
The rise of Europe / Christopher Hawkes --
Historical summary / Jacques-Claude Courtois --
Northern Europe / Ole Klindt-Jensen --
Eurasia and the East / Vadime Elisseeff --
Historical summary / Vadime Elisseeff --
The earliest civilisations of antiquity. Art forms and society / René Huyghe --
The origins of Greek art / Charles Picard --
Greek art from the 6th to the 4th centuries / François Chamoux --
Historical summary / Simone Beques-Mollard --
The Persian Empire / Marguerite Rutten --
HIstorical summary /Marguerite Rutten --
The Western Mediterranean. The Carthaginian world / Gilbert Charles Picard --
Sicily and Magna Graecia / Gilbert Charles Picard --
The Etruscans / Raymond Bloch --
Historical summary / Lydie Huyghe and Raymond Bloch --
Antiquity and the shaping of the modern world. Art forms and society / René Huyghe --
The Hellenistic world and Rome before Sulla / Gilbert Charles Picard --
The Roman world from Sulla to Severus / François Chamoux --
The Roman Empire and late antiquity / Ernest Will --
HIstorical summary / Simone Besques-Mollard --
Towards the Far East / Jeannine Auboyer --
Historical summary / Jeannine Auboyer --
The development of art in Asia. Art forms and society / Philippe Stern --
India and its cultural expansion up to A.D. 1000 / Jeannine Auboyer --
Historical summary / Jeannine Auboyer --
China and its development from the Han to the T'ang dynasties / Madeleine Paul-David --
Historical summary / Jeannine Auboyer and Madeleine Paul-David --
The aesthetics of India and China / Jeannine Auboyer.
Other Titles: Art et l'homme.
Art and mankind
Responsibility: general editor René Huyghe ; text prepared by Emily Evershed [and others] from the French original.

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