Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I (with ArtStudy Printed Access Card and Timeline) / Edition 13

Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I (with ArtStudy Printed Access Card and Timeline) / Edition 13

by Fred S. Kleiner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495115495

ISBN-13: 9780495115496

Pub. Date: 01/03/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions--plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, this 13th Edition of the most

Overview


As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions--plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, this 13th Edition of the most widely read history of art book in the English language is the only textbook that includes a unique "scale" feature (accompanying the book's photographs of paintings and other artworks) that 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:
9780495115496
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2008
Series:
Gardner's Art through the Ages: Volume 1
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: What Is Art History? 1. Art before History. 2. The Ancient Near East. 3. Egypt under the Pharaohs. 4. The Prehistoric Aegean. 5. Ancient Greece. 6. South and South East Asia before 1200. 7. China and Korea to 1279. 8. Japan before 1333. 9. The Etruscans. 10. The Roman Empire. 11. Late Antiquity. 12. Byzantium. 13. The Islamic World. 14. Native Arts of the Americas before 1300. 15. Africa before 1800. 16. Early Medieval Europe. 17. Romanesque Europe. 18. Gothic Europe. 19. Italy, 1200 to 1400.

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