Gardner’s Art through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives
The 13th Edition of GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: NON-WESTERN PERSPECTIVES takes this brilliant bestseller to new heights in addressing the challenges of today’s classroom. The most widely read history of art in the English language for more than 80 years, GARDNER has built its stellar reputation on the inclusion of the most significant images and monuments, discussions of these images in their full historical and cultural context, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, scholarship that is up-to-date and deep, and more help for students and instructors than any other survey text. The 13th Edition adds to this heritage with new images and new full-color reconstructions, as well as a unique scale feature that helps students visualize the size of each work. Students will also benefit from the clarity that only a book written by a single author can provide, as well as from The Big Picture overviews at the end of every chapter, a special global timeline, and ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes image flashcards and quizzes to help students master the material quickly). Dynamic lecture tools -- including a digital library with a full zoom and side-by-side comparison capability and the exciting Google Earth technology -- will save instructors time in preparing for class and personalizing their lectures.
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WHAT IS ART HISTORY?
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA BEFORE 1200
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA AFTER 1200
CHINA AND KOREA TO 1279
CHINA AND KOREA AFTER 1279
JAPAN BEFORE 1333
JAPAN AFTER 1336
THE ISLAMIC WORLD
NATIVE ARTS OF THE AMERICAS BEFORE 1300
19th century Abelam African art America ancestors ancient animal architecture art historians artists artworks Asian Aztec Benin bisj poles bronze Buddha Buddhist building carved cave central ceramic ceremonial Chapter China Chinese clay color complex Copán court culture decoration deities depicts Dogon dome dynasty early emperor European example figures head Heian Heian period Hindu human Iatmul images India Inka Islamic Islands Japan Japanese king Korea masks Maya Mesoamerican Mexico mihrab Ming Ming dynasty monumental mosque motifs mound Museum Muslim Nara Nara period Native northern OCEAN Olmec painters painting palace period Polynesia pottery produced relief religious represent ritual rulers sacred scholars scroll sculptures Selim II Shang Shiva shrine silk Song South Southeast Asia statue stone structure stupa style surface symbols Tang tattoos technique temple Teotihuacan textiles tion Tiwanaku tomb traditional ukiyo-e Umayyad Vishnu walls warrior Western women wood wooden Zhou