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Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Enhanced Edition / Edition 13

Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Enhanced Edition / Edition 13

by Fred S. KleinerFred S. Kleiner


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The 13TH ENHANCED EDITION of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY takes this brilliant bestseller to new heights in addressing the challenges of today's classroom. Over 300 additional new images are integrated into the text, and appear online as full size digital images with discussions written by the author. These bonus images are complimented complemented by groundbreaking media support for students including video study tools and a robust eBook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780495799863
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Available Titles CourseMate Series
Edition description: With ArtStudy Online and Timeline
Pages: 1104
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 11.70(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and dedication to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.

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. 20. Northern Europe, 1400 to 1500. 21. Italy, 1400 to 1500. 22. Italy, 1500 to 1600. 23. Northern Europe and Spain, 1500 to 1600. 24. Italy and Spain, 1600 to 1700. 25. Northern Europe, 1600 to 1700. 26. South and Southeast Asia after 1200. 27. China and Korea after 1279. 28. Japan after 1336. 29. Europe and America, 1700 to 1800. 30. Europe and America, 1800 to 1870. 31. Europe and America, 1870 to 1900. 32. Native Arts of the Americas after 1300. 33. Oceania. 34. Africa after 1800. 35. Europe and America, 1900 to 1945. 36. Europe and America since 1945.

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