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Art of Ancient Egypt (Rev 08 Edition)
Art of Ancient Egypt (Rev 08 Edition)
by Gay Robins
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From the awesome grandeur of the Great Pyramids to the delicacy of a face etched on an amulet, the power of ancient Egyptian art persists to this day. Spanning three thousand years, this illustrated history offers a thorough and delightfully readable... (read more)

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Art of the Andes (3RD 13 Edition)
Art of the Andes (3RD 13 Edition)
by Rebecca R. Stone
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This wide-ranging survey has established itself as the best singlevolume introduction to Andean art and architecture, and is an essential guide to pre-Columbian Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia for the general reader, student, traveler, and artist alike... (read more)

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Winckelmann's Images from the Ancient World: Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian
Winckelmann's Images from the Ancient World: Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian
by Johann Joachim Winckelmann
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Compiled by the father of modern art history, this landmark 1767 publication boasts more than 200 outstanding engravings of ancient monuments. Johann Joachim Winckelmann, an eighteenth-century scholar who devoted his life to the study of ancient art, was... (read more)

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The Art of Ancient Egypt
The Art of Ancient Egypt
by Gay Robins
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Covering three millennia of Egyptian art, this beautifully illustrated volume presents and chronological survey of the monuments and art works of the ruling elite of ancient Egypt…This book is sure to delight anyone interested in the art and... (read more)

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Roman Art and Architecture (World of Art)
Roman Art and Architecture (World of Art)
by Mortimer Wheeler
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"A survey as spirited as it is far-ranging."--... (read more)

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Art of Ancient Greece : Sources and Documents (90 Edition)
Art of Ancient Greece : Sources and Documents (90 Edition)
by J. J. Pollitt
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Accompanying the author's translations of a wide selection of Greek and Latin texts is an accessible, substantial bibliography, as well as an introduction, and explanatory commentary.... (read more)

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Greek Art A&i (Art & Ideas)
Greek Art A&i (Art & Ideas)
by Nigel Jonath Spivey
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The series offers authoritative, yet accessible surveys, each volume focusing on a region's art, a particular period or style of Western art, or a major figure. This account includes consideration of how Greek art was inextricably bound up with the... (read more)

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History of Roman Art : Enhanced Edition (10 Edition)
History of Roman Art : Enhanced Edition (10 Edition)
by Fred S. Kleiner
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A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, ENHANCED EDITION is a lavishly-illustrated survey of the art of Rome and the Roman Empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine, presented in its historical, political, and social context. This ENHANCED EDITION has... (read more)

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Maya Art and Architecture (World of Art)
Maya Art and Architecture (World of Art)
by Mary Ellen Miller
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From temple to tomb, she explains how and why the Maya made their greatest works. New archaeological discoveries at Copan, Tikal, and Palenque--to name but a few--are included, and the author draws on recent decipherments in Maya writing to provide fresh... (read more)

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The Clash of Gods: A Reinterpretation of Early Christian Art (Princeton Paperbacks)
The Clash of Gods: A Reinterpretation of Early Christian Art (Princeton Paperbacks)
by Thomas F Mathews
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"This book presents an up-to-date and original survey of Early Christian art and its origins, and attacks the current idea of continuity between the Roman emperor cult and the art of the early church. Conservative readers may well be shocked by this... (read more)

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Minoan and Mycenaean Art (Rev 97 Edition)
Minoan and Mycenaean Art (Rev 97 Edition)
by Reynold Higgins
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"An excellent short introduction."--The Classical... (read more)

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Classical Art : From Greece To Rome (01 Edition)
Classical Art : From Greece To Rome (01 Edition)
by Mary Beard
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"This is no conventional book on Classical Art, but a critique of Greek art through Roman eyes, analyzing the complexity of the Romans' reception of Greek pictorial and sculptural 'masterpieces,' most of which are only known today through their Roman... (read more)

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Art of the Byzantine Era (63 Edition)
Art of the Byzantine Era (63 Edition)
by David Talbot Rice
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For the people of Byzantium, their architectural works, frescoes, mosaics, ivories, chalices, bejeweled gospel covers and many other opulent works of art were the material proof of their greatness and power over the Mediterranean states. The vast range... (read more)

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Roman Painting (91 Edition)
Roman Painting (91 Edition)
by Roger Ling
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A general survey of Roman wall painting from the second century B.C. through the fourth century A.D., traces the origins, chronological development, subjects, techniques, and social context of the influential art form.... (read more)

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Roman Art (07 Edition)
Roman Art (07 Edition)
by Norbert Wolf
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Out of the shadows: Art and architecture of ancient Rome   For a long time, Roman art was somewhat overshadowed by the art of ancient Greece. It was only in about 1900 that a search began for ancient Roman art and architecture. The foundations of... (read more)

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Roman Art (6TH 15 Edition)
Roman Art (6TH 15 Edition)
by Nancy H. Ramage
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Art of the Andes (World of Art)
Art of the Andes (World of Art)
by Rebecc Stone Miller
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This wide-ranging survey has established itself as the best single-volume introduction to Andean art and architecture.... (read more)

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Early Christian and Byzantine Art (97 Edition)
Early Christian and Byzantine Art (97 Edition)
by John Lowden
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Explains how and why Early Christian and Byzantine art was made and used. A wealth of color photos of mosaics, paintings, buildings, and other art illustrate chapters on art before and after iconoclasm, the iconoclast controversy, and Byzantine art in... (read more)

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Etruscan Art (World of Art)
Etruscan Art (World of Art)
by Nigel Jonath Spivey
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The Etruscans were the most powerful force in central Italy until Roman unification of the peninsula. Vestiges of their art, architecture, and unique language have long intrigued scholars, and the search for this mysterious civilization continues to fire... (read more)

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A History of Roman Art
A History of Roman Art
by Fred S Kleiner
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Kleiner (art history, archaeology, Boston U.) has written a history of Roman art and architecture which provides a thorough introduction to a lengthy and complex historic period. The volume, which is oversized (9x11"), is very heavily illustrated with... (read more)

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