Japan Mason, Penelope History of Japanese Art

ISBN 13: 9780131830592

History of Japanese Art

3.92 avg rating
( 101 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780131830592: History of Japanese Art

This is the only reliable logically organized with well chosen illustrations available. It includes painting, sculpture and architecture as well as treatment of the minor arts.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

A comprehensive, extensively-illustrated, detailed overview of Japanese art -- from the Joman period (10,500 B.C.E. to 300 B.C.E.) through World War II.

From the Back Cover:

Japanese art, like so many expressions of Japanese culture, is fascinatingly rich in its contrasts and paradoxes. Since the country opened its doors to the outside world in the mid-nineteenth century. Japanese art and culture have enjoyed an immense popularity in the West. When in 1993 renowned scholar Penelope Mason wrote the the first edition of History of Japanese Art, it was the first such volume in thirty yearsto chart a detailed overview of the subject. It remains the only comprehensive survey of its kind in English. This second edition ties together more closely the development of all the media within a well-articulated historical and social context.

New to the Second Edition
  • Extended coverage of Japanese art beyond 1945
  • New discoveries both in archeology and scholarship
  • New material on calligraphy, ceramics, lacquerware, metalware, and textiles
  • An extended glossary
  • A comprehensively updated bibliography
  • 94 new illustrations

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 64.50
US$ 139.59

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Mason, Penelope
Published by Prentice Hall (2002)
ISBN 10: 0131830597 ISBN 13: 9780131830592
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131830597

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 139.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Mason, Penelope
Published by Prentice Hall (2002)
ISBN 10: 0131830597 ISBN 13: 9780131830592
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 131830597

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 161.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds