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World Views: Topics in Non-Western Art / Edition 1
     

World Views: Topics in Non-Western Art / Edition 1

by Laurie Adams
 

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ISBN-10: 0072872020

ISBN-13: 2900072872025

Pub. Date: 07/17/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This text comprises eleven chapters, each focusing on a discrete area of non-Western or Native American art. With nearly 180 illustrations (many in full color) and an accessible 8 1/2 x 11 format, students are introduced to important subjects and artworks outside of the Western tradition.

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This text comprises eleven chapters, each focusing on a discrete area of non-Western or Native American art. With nearly 180 illustrations (many in full color) and an accessible 8 1/2 x 11 format, students are introduced to important subjects and artworks outside of the Western tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900072872025
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/17/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Rock Paintings and Petroglyphs

Rock Paintings in Australia

The Sahara

Native American Petroglyphs of the Plains

Chapter 2: Topics in Chinese Art

Neolithic to First Empire

The Tomb of Emperor Qin

Chinese Characters, Calligraphy, and Painting

Chapter 3: South Asia: The Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization

The Origin of Buddhism

Buddhist Architecture and Sculpture

Chapter 4: Buddhist Art in India and China

Rock-Cut Architecture

Gupta Sculpture

The Ajanta Caves

Buddhist Expansion in China

Images of the Buddha Beyond India and China

Chapter 5: The Expansion of Islam

Islam

Persian Miniature Painting

The Mughal Dynasty of India

Chapter 6: Buddhist and Hindu Developments in East Asia

Buddhist Paradise Sects

The Pagoda

The Buddhist Monastery: Horyu-ji

The Vishnu Temple

The Orissan Temple

Synthesis of Buddhism and Hinduism at Angkor

Chapter 7: Mesoamerican and the Andes

Mesoamerica

Olmec

Teotihaucán

Maya

The Aztec Empire

Art of the Andes

Chapter 8: Aspects of Northwest Coast and Native North American Art

Haida

The United States Regions

Chapter 9: Japanese Woodblock Prints

Ukiyo-e

Utagawa Kunisada

Utagawa Toypkuni

Kitagawa Utamaro

Keisei Eisen

Chapter 10: Aspects of Oceanic Art

Polynesia

Melanesia

Chapter 11: Africa: The Royal Art of Benin

The Oba and the Queen Mother

Portuguese Influence and Palace Architecture

Protective Devices

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