Gardnerís Art Through the Ages (Non-InfoTrac Version)

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-07-10
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Subjects and Vocabulary of Art History
The Birth of Art: Africa, Europe, and the Near East in the Stone Age
The Rise of Civilization: The Art of the Ancient Near East
Pharaohs, Tombs, and Temples: The Art of Ancient Egypt
Minos and the Heroes of Homer: The Art of the Prehistoric Aegean
Gods, Heroes, and Athletes: The Art of Ancient Greece
Paths to Enlightenment: The Ancient Art of South and Southeast Asia
Daoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism: The Art of Early China and Korea
Sacred Statues and Secular Scrolls: The Art of Early Japan
Italy before the Romans: The Art of the Etruscans
From Seven Hills to Three Continents: The Art of Ancient Rome
Pagans, Christians, and Jews: The Art of Late Antiquity
Rome in the East: The Art of Byzantium
Muhammad and the Muslims: Islamic Art
From Alaska to the Andes: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
South of the Sahara: Early African Art
Europe after the Fall of Rome: Early Medieval Art in the West
The Age of Pilgrims and Crusaders: Romanesque Art
The Age of the Great Cathedrals: Gothic Art
From Gothic to Renaissance: The Fourteenth Century in Italy
Of Piety, Passion, and Politics: Fifteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain
Humanism and the Allure of Antiquity: Fifteenth-Century Italian Art
The Beautiful, Spiritual, and Scientific in Art: The High Renaissance and Mannerism
The Age of Reformation: Sixteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain
Of Popes, Peasants, Monarchs, and Merchants: Art of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries in Europe
Religious Change and Colonial Rule: The Later Art of South and Southeast Asia
Incursion, Restoration, and Transformation in East Asia: The Later Art of China and Korea
From the Shoguns to the Present: The Art of Later Japan
The Enlightenment and Its Legacy: Neoclassicism through the Mid-Nineteenth Century
The Rise of Modernism: The Later Nineteenth Century
Before and After the Conquistadors: The Later Native Arts of the Americas
Elders, "Big Men," Chiefs, and Kings: The Arts of Oceania and Australia
Exploration, Colonization, and Independence: Later African Art
The Triumph of Modernist Art: The Early Twentieth Century
The Emergence of Postmodernism: The Later Twentieth Century
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