ISBN-10:
0840030622
ISBN-13:
2900840030626
Pub. Date:
01/01/2012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C (Book Only) / Edition 14

Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C (Book Only) / Edition 14

by Fred S. KleinerFred S. Kleiner
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Overview

GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: BACKPACK EDITION, VOLUME C: NON-WESTERN ART TO 1300 is part of a six-book set that provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely-read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms — all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. A new timeline within each chapter, along with "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, will help you review for exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900840030626
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Edition description: NE
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D. has been professor of art history and archeology at Boston University for four decades. He taught previously at University of Virginia and served as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Acclaimed for inspiring lectures, Dr. Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities, and the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London as well as the Text and Academic Authors Association. In addition to this title, Dr. Kleiner authored several editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY (Cengage), A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART (Cengage), and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture. Dr. Kleiner earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 10. The Islamic World. 15. South and Southeast Asia before 1200. 16. China and Korea to 1279. 17. Japan before 1333. 18. Native Arts of the Americas before 1300. 19. Africa before 1800.

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