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This book takes a look at Chinese art within a variety of contextsarcheological, cultural, historical, social, and ritual/religious. Organized both chronologically and thematically, it covers a full historical span and includes a wide range of media settings for artfrom elite to popular. An emphasis on the dynamic processes that effect the history of Chinese art: social, economic, political competition, urbanization, markets and tastes, and quests for cultural authority, allows specific works of art to be discussed in extensive detail, while setting them within larger explanatory stories. A guide to Chinese art for individuals interested in one of the most abundantly artistic cultures in the history of the world.

Table of Contents

 1. Prehistoric Roots: Late Neolithic Cultures.

 2. The Early Bronze

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130889690
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
New York
Author:
Thorp, Robert L.
Author:
Vinograd, Richard Ellis
Subject:
Arts, Chinese.
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
General Art
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. PR03
Publication Date:
January 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.83x8.40x.90 in. 2.92 lbs.
Age Level:
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