World of Art series

World Art

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Aboriginal Art
  • Paperback
The story of Aboriginal art is brought into the 21st century in this revised and expanded third edition with a new chapter that maps the latest developments across each of Australia's regions

Art of the Andes

Art of the Andes

From Chavín to Inca

  • Paperback
Fills a void in the genre ... excellent descriptions and interpretations – Latin American Antiquity

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Arts of Southeast Asia
  • Paperback
Recent research offers new insights into the interpretation and importance of Southeast Asian art, and local artists are embracing new subjects and media as the area opens up to world travel and communication.

Art and Architecture in Mexico
  • Paperback
Oles provides a sweeping panorama of five rich and diverse centuries of Mexican art and architecture. The best and most up-to-date survey of its kind – Alan Knight, Oxford University

Chinese Art
  • Paperback
An excellent and remarkably comprehensive survey of the arts of China from the very first manifestations in the Neolithic culture of Gansu to the latest trends in traditional Chinese painting … I cannot recommend this book too highly to all who take an interest in China – China Now

Contemporary African Art
  • Paperback
An engaging, cogent, and thought-provoking book – African Arts

Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
Covering a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, this accessible and definitive guide traces the evolution of an extraordinary range of Islamic art forms

Japanese Art
  • Paperback
Surveys authoritatively and provocatively the arts of Japan from the prehistoric period to the present, bringing together the results of the most recent research on the subject

Latin American Art of the 20th Century
  • Paperback
Richly illustrated … brings to life the work of many lesser-known artists from throughout the continent – Choice

Maya Art and Architecture
  • Paperback
An eloquently written, beautifully illustrated, and completely up-to-date guide to the glories produced by ancient Maya artists, scribes, and architects – Michael D. Coe, author of The Maya