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This is a free textbook from Boundless that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free.'The Boundless Art History textbook is a college-level, introductory...
This is a free textbook from Boundless that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free.
'The Boundless Art History textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that provides an overview of the culturally rich subject of Art History. Volume I covers art from pre-history through 1400. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students.
This textbook covers:
Thinking and Talking About Art -- What is Art?, Form, Composition, Space, Content, Historical Context
Prehistoric Art -- The Stone Age, The Paleolithic Period, Mesolithic Period, Neolithic Art, Advancements in Metallurgy and Stonework
Art of the Ancient Near East -- Mesopotamia, Assyria, Neo-Babylonia and Persia, Second Millenium B.C.E.
Ancient Egyptian Art -- Introduction, Early Dynastic Period, The Old Kingdom, The Middle Kingdom, The New Kingdom, First Millennium BCE
Aegean Civilizations -- The Aegean Bronze Age, The Minoans, The Mycenaeans
Ancient Greece -- The Greek Civilization, The Geometric and Orientalizing Periods, The Archaic Period, Early Classical Period, High Classical Period, The Hellenistic Period
The Etruscans -- Early Etruscan Art, Later Etruscan Art
The Romans -- Who were the Romans?, The Republic, The Early Empire, Pompeii and the Vesuvian Cities, The Nervan-Antonines, The Severans to the Dominate Period
Late Antiquity -- Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Architecture, Mosaics, and Imperial Christian Art
The Byzantines -- Early Byzantine Art, Middle Byzantine Art
Islamic Art -- Introduction, Islamic Art to 1300, Later Islamic Art, The Ottom, Safavid, and Mughai Dynasties
Art of South and Southeast Asia Before 1200 -- India and Pakistan, The Shungas and Early Andhras, Kushan and Later Andhra Periods, Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia From 300-600, Southeast Asia from 700-1300
Deities and Places of Worship -- Introduction, Images of Deities, Places of Worship
Chinese and Korean Art Before 1279 -- The Middle Kingdom, The Neolithic Age, The Bronze Age, The Qin Dynasty, Han Dynasty, Six Dynasties, Sui and Tang Dynasties, Song Dynasty, Korea
Japan Before 1333 -- Prehistoric Japan, Buddhist Japan, Asuka Period, Nara Period, Heian Period, Kamakura Period