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A world history of art

Author: Hugh Honour; John Fleming
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Expanded to include the latest discoveries in prehistoric art as well as the most recent developments in non-Western and modern art, this is an up-to-date and wide ranging history of art.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Honour; John Fleming
ISBN: 1856694488 9781856694483 1856694518 9781856694513
OCLC Number: 60668528
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: xii, 936 pages, [48] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: 1. Before history --
2. The early civilizations --
3. Developments across the continents --
4. The Greeks and their neighbours --
5. Hellenistic and Roman art --
6. Buddhism, Hinduism and the arts of south and east Asia --
7. Early Christian and Byzantine art --
8. Early Islamic art --
9. Medieval Christendom --
10. The fifteenth century in Europe --
11. The sixteenth century in Europe --
12. The Americas, Africa and Asia --
13. The seventeenth century in Europe --
14. Enlightenment and liberty --
15. Romanticism to realism --
16. Eastern traditions --
17. Impressionism to post-impressionism --
18. Indigenous arts of Africa, the Americas, Australia and Oceania --
19. Art from 1900 to 1919 --
20. Between the two world wars --
21. Post-war to post-modern --
22. Into the third millennium.
Responsibility: Hugh Honour & John Fleming.

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In this Seventh Edition, the text embraces developments in archaeology and art historical research. The insight, elegance and fluency that the authors bring to their text are complemented by 1458  Read more...

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