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Ancestral Images
The Iconography of Human Origins
Stephanie Moser
Pictorial reconstructions of ancient human ancestors have twin purposes: to make sense of shared ancestry and to bring prehistory to life. Stephanie Moser analyzes the close relationship between representations of the past and theories about human...



Ancient Greek Architects at Work
Problems of Structure and Design
J.J. Coulton



AngloModern
Painting and Modernity in Britain and the United States
Janet Wolff
Early twentieth-century art and art practice in Britain and the United States were, Janet Wolff asserts, marginalized by critics and historians in very similar ways after the rise of post-Cubist modern art. In a masterly book on the sociology of...



Anglo-Saxon Art
Leslie Webster
This is the first new introduction to Anglo-Saxon art in twenty-five years and the first book to take account of the 2009 discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard—the largest cache of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found.



Antiques
The History of an Idea
Leon Rosenstein
The notion of retrieving a bit of the past-by owning a material piece of it-has always appealed to humans. Often our most prized possessions are those that have had a long history before they came into our hands. Part of the pleasure we gain from the...



The Archaeology of Greece
An Introduction
William R. Biers
An introduction for students, teachers, and lay readers to the delights of exploring the world of ancient Greece.



Architectures of Russian Identity, 1500 to the Present
From the royal pew of Ivan the Terrible, to Catherine the Great's use of landscape, to the struggles between the Orthodox Church and preservationists in post-Soviet Yaroslavl—across five centuries of Russian history, Russian leaders have used...



The Art and Culture of Early Greece, 1100-480 B.C.
Jeffrey M. Hurwit
This handsomely illustrated book offers a broad synthesis of Archaic Greek culture. Unlike other books dealing with the art and architecture of the Archaic period, it places these subjects in their historical, social, literary, and intellectual...



The Art of Strip Photography
Making Still Images with a Moving Camera
Maarten Vanvolsem
Maarten Vanvolsem explains how the strip technique can tell a different story of time and space in photographic images, a story that leads to new expressions and experiences of time and movement.



Artifice and Design
Art and Technology in Human Experience
Barry Allen
An intriguing book about the aesthetics of technological objects and the relationship between technical and artistic accomplishment.



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