9780534636401

Gardner's Art Through The Ages

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534636401

  • ISBN10:

    0534636403

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/22/2005
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

The market-leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world's artistic tradition. The story of art unfolds in its full historical, social, religious, economic, and cultural context, deepening students' understanding of art, architecture, painting, and sculpture. This Concise version features color photographs, a stunning design, and the most current research and scholarship. What's more, the ancillary package that accompanies GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY features a wealth of tools to enhance your students' experience in the course. With each new copy of the book, students receive a copy of the ArtStudy CD-ROM-an interactive electronic study aid that fully integrates with the text and includes hundreds of high-quality digital images, plus maps, quizzes, and more.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: the Subjects and Vocabulary of Art History
Prehistory and the First Civilizations
Greece
The Roman Empire
Early Christianity and Byzantium
The Islamic World
Early Medieval and Romanesque Europe
Gothic Europe
15th-Century Europe
16th-Century Europe
Baroque Europe
Europe and America, 1750?1850
Europe and America, 1850?1900
Europe and America, 1900?1945
Europe and America After World War Ii
South Asia
China
Japan
The Americas
Africa
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Credits
Index
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