9780495503798

Gardnerís Art Through the Ages A Concise Global History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495503798

  • ISBN10:

    0495503797

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/15/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE GLOBAL HISTORY gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions?plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, this is the only textbook that includes a unique "scale" feature (accompanying the book's photographs of paintings and other artworks) that will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. You'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly and help you study for your exams?for example, "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, a special global timeline, and ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes flash cards of images and quizzes).

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Art History?
Prehistory and the First Civilizations
Greece
The Roman Empire
Early Christianity and Byzantium
The Islamic World
Early Medieval Europe and Romanesque Europe
Gothic Europe
Europe, 1400 to 1500
Europe, 1500 to 1600
Europe, 1600 to 1700
Europe and America, 1700 to 1800
Europe and America, 1800 to 1870
Europe and America, 1870 to 1900
Europe and America since 1900 to 1945
Europe and America after 1945
South and Southeast Asia
China and Korea
Japan
The Americas
Africa
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