Art & Civilization

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The story of the arts in the West from prehistory to the present. Much of the book is devoted to the visual arts, and the remainder to literature, ideas, history, philosophy, music, dance and theatre. It summarizes major concepts, characterizes major personalities and defines technical terms.

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From prehistory to present day, Art and Civilization tells the story of the arts in the Western world and explains how the phenomenon we now call "Western civilization" developed. A considerable amount of attention is paid to developments made in painting, sculpture, literature, theatre, music, and dance, with a full discussion of the great images of Western art and their creators. In fact, approximately sixty-percent of the book is devoted to the visual arts, twenty-percent to literature, ideas, history, and philosophy, and the remaining twenty-percent to music, dance, and theatrical presentation.

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