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Arts of China

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ISBN-10: 0520255682

ISBN-13: 9780520255685

Edition: 5th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Sullivan

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For the fifth edition of his internationally renownedThe Arts of China,Michael Sullivan has thoroughly revised and expanded every chapter of this classic history of Chinese art from the Neolithic period to the present day. This new edition reflects the latest archaeological discoveries, pays greater attention to the art of calligraphy, provides more information on Chan (Zen) art, and takes a close look at contemporary art. New images have been added to almost every chapter: the work now features more than four hundred photographs, maps, and illustrations, with more than two-thirds of them in full color. Written in the engaging and lucid style that is Sullivan's hallmark,The Arts of Chinais…    
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Book details

List price: $73.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 2/2/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Preface to the Fifth Edition ix
Chronological Table of Dynasties and Modern Republics x
Reign Periods of the Ming and Qing Dynasties xi
Before the Dawn of History 1
The Early Bronze Age: Shang andWestern Zhou 15
Eastern Zhou and the Period of theWarring States 45
The Qin and Han Dynasties 65
The Three Kingdoms and the Six Dynasties 99
The Sui and Tang Dynasties 131
The Five Dynasties and the Song Dynasty 161
The Yuan Dynasty 203
The Ming Dynasty 223
The Qing Dynasty 253
The Twentieth Century and Beyond 283
Notes 315
Books for Reference and Further Reading 325
List of Maps and Illustrations 331