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Gardner's Art through the Ages: Western Perspective, Volume I - With Access

Gardner's Art through the Ages: Western Perspective, Volume I - With Access - 13th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495573609

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ISBN13: 978-0495573609
ISBN10: 0495573604
Edition: 13TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2010
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Gardner's Art through the Ages: Western Perspective, Volume I - With Access - 13TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495573609

Fred S. Kleiner

ISBN13: 978-0495573609
ISBN10: 0495573604
Edition: 13TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

''I examined the options, and found Gardner's to be the best in giving the students the best images and the clearest discussion of both style and historical context. ''

Author Bio

Fred S. Kleiner
Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the first, second, and third editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, as well as the tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, and more than a hundred publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Wadsworth. 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 and Chair of the Department of History of Art and Architecture. From 1985 to 1998, he was Editor-in-Chief of the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and devotion 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 a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, a 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. The Etruscans.
7. The Roman Empire.
8. Late Antiquity.
9. Byzantium.
10. The Islamic World.
11. Early Medieval Europe.
12. Romanesque Europe.
13. Gothic Europe.
14. Italy, 1200 to 1400.

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