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History of Art: A Student's Handbook / Edition 2

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This completely revised and updated edition introduces the reader to the practices, challenges, questions and writings encountered in the study of art history. Marcia Pointon describes and analyzes various methods and approaches to the discipline--explaining the history

of their differences and their effects on the practice of art history. Stressing the multi-faceted nature of the field, she discusses the relationship of art history to film, literature, design history and anthropology. She also covers training and vocational aspects of art history, and

provides a wealth of information on different career opportunities. This edition covers recent debates in art history and contemporary changes in the discipline, as well as 20 new illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780047010163
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 11/13/1990
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 96

Table of Contents

List of figures
Preface to the fourth edition
1 Engaging with art 1
2 Art History as a discipline 21
3 How art historians work 58
4 The language of Art History 80
5 The literature of Art History 102
Index 123
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