Art Beyond the West

Art Beyond the West : The Arts of Africa, India and Southeast Asia, China, Japan and Korea, the Pacific, and the Americas

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For Non-Western Art, Humanities, or Culture and Religion courses.Differing from the traditional Non-Western art study, this one-volume review is more systematic and detailed in the establishment of cultural and ideological contexts and provides a link between the philosophy behind the piece and its appearance or style. The text goes beyond the mere description of style to show how style works in concert with the cultural context to create meaning in art. The text also provides students with an efficient and workable educational tool with which to study art from nearly two thirds of the more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 213.36 x 279.4 x 17.78mm | 1,043.26g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index, maps, chronology
  • 013042255X
  • 9780130422552

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Art Beyond the West. Africa. India and Southeast Asia. China. Japan and Korea The Pacific. The Americas. Western and Non-Western Art. The Art in Context. Maps. 2. Africa. Time Chart. Introduction. The History of African Art History. African Prehistory. Southern Africa. East Africa. Central Africa. West Africa. The African Diaspora and African-American Folklore Art. Summary. Boxes. Maps. 3. India and Southeast Asia. Time Chart. Introduction. The Indus Valley. Buddhist Art. Hindu Art. Jain Art and Architecture. Islamic India. Colonial India. Summary. Boxes. Maps. 4. China. Introduction. Time Chart. The Neolithic Period (c. 7000-2250 BCE). The Xia (c. 2205-1700 BCE) and Shang (1700-1045 BCE) Dynasties. The Zhou Dynasty (1045-480 BCE). The Period of Warring States (480-221 BCE) and the Qin Dynasty (221-209 BCE). The Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE). The Period of Disunity: Six Dynasties (220-589 CE). The Wei Dynasty in Northern China (388-535 CE). The Sui (589-618) and Tang (618-907) Dynasties. The Five Dynasties (906-960), Northern Song (960-1127) and Southern Song (1127-1279) Dynasties. The Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). The Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Modern China (from 1911). Summary. Boxes. Maps. 5. Japan and Korea. Time Chart. Introduction. The Jomon (12,000/10,500-300 BCE) and Yayoi (300 BCE-300 CE) Periods. The Kofun Period (300-710 CE). Korea: The Three Kingdoms Period (57 BCE-688 CE). The Asuka (552-645) and Hakuho (645-710) Periods. The Nara Period (710-794). The Heian Period (794-1185). Kamakura (1185-1333) and Koryo Korea (948-1395) Periods. The Muromachi (Ashikaga) Period (1392-1573). The Momoyama Period (1573-1615). The Tokugawa (Edo) Period (1615-1868). The Meiji Restoration (1868-1912). The Modern Period (from 1912). Summary. Boxes. Maps. 6. The Pacific. Time Chart. Introduction. Australia. Melanesia. Micronesia Polynesia. Summary. Boxes. Maps. 7. The Americas. Introduction. The Pre-Columbian World. South America: The Central Andes. Time Chart. Mesoamerica. Time Chart. North America. Time Chart. Summary. Boxes. Maps. 8. Art without Boundaries. Introduction. Postcolonialism. Postmodernism. Internationalism in the Postmodern and Postcolonial World. Into the Twenty-First Century: The Future of Art Beyond the West. Map Afterword. The New Geographies of Contemporary Art. Glossary. Bibliography. Picture Credits. more

About Michael Kampen O'Riley

Michael Kampen O'Riley gained his Ph.D. in the History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania and worked at Yale University with George Kubler on the Tikal Project Reports. He received a Fulbright faculty exchange scholarship to teach at the University of Stockholm and together with staff from the Charlotte Observer newspaper, the Pulizter Prize for public service. A dedicated educator, he has taught for many years specializing in non-Western art history and is the author of The Sculptures of El Tajin, Veracruz more

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