Art and History: Images and their Meaning / Edition 1

Art and History: Images and their Meaning / Edition 1

by Robert I. Rotberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521335698

ISBN-13: 9780521335690

Pub. Date: 01/28/1988

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book was originally published in 1988. Although they pursue divergent lines of analysis, these essays by historians and art historians reveal their mutual appreciation of art as historic evidence shaped by imagination as well as tradition and purpose.  See more details below

Overview

This book was originally published in 1988. Although they pursue divergent lines of analysis, these essays by historians and art historians reveal their mutual appreciation of art as historic evidence shaped by imagination as well as tradition and purpose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521335690
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Series:
Studies in Interdisciplinary History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Theodore K. Rabb and Jonathan Brown; 2. Representing the family Diane Owen Hughes; 3. Papal policy Christoph L. Frommel; 4. Reinventing heroes in Renaissance Italy Randolph Starn; 5. The soldier in Germanic graphic art of the Renaissance J. R. Hale; 6. Philip II and the art of the cityscape Richard L. Kagan; 7. Enemies of flattery Jonathan Brown; 8. The domestication of Majesty Simon Schama; 9. The King of France as collector in the seventeenth century Antoine Schnapper; 10. Picturing the people Raymond Grew; 11. The German Revolution of 1848 and Rethel's Dance of Death Peter Paret; 12. The farmer in the works of William Sidney Mount Elizabeth Johns; 13. Architects in power Barbara Miller Lane.

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