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Gardner's Art through the ages : a global history

GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the 15th edition of the most widely read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms -- all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. A complete online learning environment, including all images and an eBook, also is available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter summarize the chapter's important concepts
Print Book, English, 2016
Fifteenth edition, Student edition View all formats and editions
Cengage Learning, Boston [Massachussets], 2016
xxix, 1224 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
9781285754994, 1285754999
Introduction : What Is Art History?
1. Art in the Stone Age
2. Ancient Mesopotamia and Persia
3. Egypt from Narmer to Cleopatra
4. The Prehistoric Aegean
5. Ancient Greece
6. The Etruscans
7. The Roman Empire
8. Late Antiquity
9. Byzantium
10. The Islamic World
11. Early Medieval Europe
12. Romanesque Europe
13. Gothic Europe
14. Late Medieval Italy
15. South and Southeast Asia before 1200
16. China and Korea to 1279
17. Japan before 1333
18. Native American Cultures before 1300
19. Africa before 1800
20. Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Northern Europe
21. The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy
22. Renaissance and Mannerism in Cinquecento Italy
23. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain
24. The Baroque in Italy and Spain
25. The Baroque in Northern Europe
26. Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th Century in Europe and America
27. Romanticism, Realism, Photography : Europe and America, 1800 to 1870
28. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism : Europe and America, 1870 to 1900
29. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945
30. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980
31. Contemporary Art Worldwide
32. South and Southeast Asia, 1200 to 1980
33. China and Korea, 1279 to 1980
34. Japan, 1333 to 1980
35. Native American Cultures, 1300 to 1980
36. Oceania before 1980
37. Africa, 1800 to 1980