Gardner's art through the ages; a global history, 13th ed. (online access and fold-out timeline included).
Gardner's art through the ages; a global history, 13th ed. (online access and fold-out timeline included)
Kleiner, Fred S.
Wadsworth Publishing Co.
Notable to the 13th edition of this celebrated textbook is the upgrading of a large percentage of the images around which the text is based. Professors accustomed to the 12th edition will be relieved to learn that the content and its organization have not been altered. The volume includes online access to a site where students can find flashcards, visual compare and contrast examples, links to Google earth A 3D mapping program from Google that covers the entire globe from satellite images. Requiring a download for Windows, Mac and Linux desktops, a street address can be searched, and the views can be zoomed down to the individual building all the way up to a satellite's view of the globe. coordinates, interactive maps, video clips A short video presentation. , and practice tips, among other study aids. The art of western Europe Western Europe
The countries of western Europe, especially those that are allied with the United States and Canada in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (established 1949 and usually known as NATO). , which was the basis for the original Gardner History, is now interspersed with chapters on the art and architecture of South and Southeast Asia Southeast Asia, region of Asia (1990 est. pop. 442,500,000), c.1,740,000 sq mi (4,506,600 sq km), bounded roughly by the Indian subcontinent on the west, China on the north, and the Pacific Ocean on the east. , China and Korea, Japan, Oceania, Africa, the Islamic world, and Native American art American art, the art of the North American colonies and of the United States. There are separate articles on American architecture, North American Native art, pre-Columbian art and architecture, Mexican art and architecture, Spanish colonial art and architecture, . Many maps and inset boxes, as well as an accompanying fold-out timeline are included. Earlier editions are cited in Resources for College Libraries.
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