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Gardner's Art through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives / Edition 13

Gardner's Art through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives / Edition 13

by Fred S. Kleiner, Christin J. Mamiya
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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: NON-WESTERN PERSPECTIVES gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great non-Western artistic traditions—plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! A unique "scale" feature (accompanying the book's photographs of paintings and other artworks) will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. You'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly and help you study for your exams—for example, "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, a special global timeline, and ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes flash cards of images and quizzes).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780495573678
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/05/2009
Edition description: With ArtStudy Online Printed Access Card & Timeline
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D. has been professor of art history and archeology at Boston University for four decades. He taught previously at University of Virginia and served as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Acclaimed for inspiring lectures, Dr. Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities, and the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London as well as the Text and Academic Authors Association. In addition to this title, Dr. Kleiner authored several editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY (Cengage), A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART (Cengage), and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture. Dr. Kleiner earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Art History? 1. South and South East Asia before 1200. 2. South and Southeast Asia after 1200. 3. China and Korea to 1279. 4. China and Korea after 1279. 5. Japan before 1333. 6. Japan after 1336. 7. The Islamic World. 8. Native Arts of the Americas before 1300. 9. Native Arts of the Americas after 1300. 10. Africa before 1800. 11. Africa after 1800. 12. Oceania. Glossary. Index.

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