Non-Western Art: A Brief Guide / Edition 2

Non-Western Art: A Brief Guide / Edition 2

by Lynn Mackenzie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0139000364

ISBN-13: 9780139000362

Pub. Date: 08/10/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This book offers a concise, useful introduction to the indigenous visual expressions created in the Americas, Africa and Asia. It emphasizes the idea that Non-Western cultures have history, that known events occurred, important people lived, and that the arts changed through time. A global perspective on art covers Andean, Mesoamerican, Native

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This book offers a concise, useful introduction to the indigenous visual expressions created in the Americas, Africa and Asia. It emphasizes the idea that Non-Western cultures have history, that known events occurred, important people lived, and that the arts changed through time. A global perspective on art covers Andean, Mesoamerican, Native American, African, Indian, Chinese and Japanese art, with additional coverage of expressions in Southeast Asia and The Pacific Islands. For those who appreciate visual expressions and the language of art—especially as it pertains to key areas of Non-Western cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139000362
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/10/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
246
Sales rank:
318,553
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Africa.

2. India.

3. The Indian Surround.

4. China.

5. Japan.

6. Oceania.

7. South America.

8. Mesoamerica.

9. Native North America.

Glossary and Pronunciation Guide.

Index.

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