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Chinese Art

ISBN-10: 0500202990

ISBN-13: 9780500202999

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Tregear

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Covering not only bronzes, jades, calligraphy and painting but Buddhist sculpture, ceramics and textiles, this book has been updated throughout to include recent finds, at a time when interest in China has never been greater.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 5/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Mary Tregear was born in 1924 in Wuhan, China, and educated in Bristol and at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She spent three years in China teaching at Central China University, and five years at the University of Hong Kong as Curator of the University Museum and Lecturer in Chinese Art History. In 1961 she joined the staff of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, where she was Keeper in the Department of Eastern Art until her retirement in 1991. She is a Fellow of the British Academy, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. She is the author of Catalogue of Chinese Greenware in the Ashmolean Museum and Song Ceramics.

Introduction
Annotated Chronology of Chinese Historical Periods, Dynasties and Reigns
Neolithic Crafts (c. 5th millennium-18th century BC)
Hieratic Art and the Bronze Age (18th-12th centuries BC)
Status and Decoration (12th-3rd centuries BC)
Nationalism and Expression (3rd century BC-3rd century AD)
The Imprint of Buddhism (1st-10th centuries AD)
Internationalism and Showmanship (4th-10th centuries)
Space and Monumentality (10th-early 12th centuries)
Court and Chan Buddhist Arts (early 12th-early 14th centuries)
Tradition and Invention (14th-15th centuries)
Eclecticism and Innovation (15th-17th centuries)
Individualism and Eccentricity (17th-18th centuries)
Enquiry and Dislocation (19th-20th centuries)
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