History of Japanese Art

History of Japanese Art

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Within the scope of this comprehensive survey are the painting, sculpture, architecture, and ceramics of Japan and their social, political, religious, and intellectual contexts an ambitious undertaking, admirably accomplished. Clear, smooth writing draws beginning students of Japanese art and culturshow more

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  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 230.6 x 286.3 x 32mm | 1,873.36g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130163953
  • 9780130163950

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. The Birth of Japan: The Joman and Yayoi Periods and the Kofun Era. 2. Encounter with China and Buddhism: The Asuka, Hakuho, and Nara Periods. 3. New Beginnings and the Formulation of Court Culture: The Heian Period. 4. Samurai Culture and the Coming of Pure Land and Zen Buddhism: The Early Feudal Period. 5. A Turbulent Transition: The Momoyama Period. 6. Peace and Stability with Centralized Control: The Tokugawa, or Edo, Period. 7. After Feudalism: The Modern Period. Glossary. A Reader's Guide to the Arts of Japan, Sylvan Barnet and William Burto.show more

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