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Historical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture

by Allison Lee Palmer Scarecrow Press (February 11, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture provides an overview of Neoclassicism, focusing on its major artists, architects, stylistic subcategories, ideas, and historical framework of the...


History of Greek Culture

by Jacob Burckhardt Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Monumental survey explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy,...


The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen

by Howard Carter & A. C. Mace Dover Publications (September 21, 2012)

This book captures the painstaking, step-by-step process of excavation, and the wonders of the treasure-filled inner chamber. 106 on-the-spot photographs depict the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous...


Roman Mosaics: Over 60 Full-Color Images from the 4th Through the 13th Centuries

by Joseph Wilpert Dover Publications (August 24, 2012)

Steeped in religious imagery, this glorious collection spotlights over 60 priceless examples of ancient tile art featuring images of Christ, apostles such as Bartholomew, Peter, and Paul, and numerous biblical...


Doré's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King"

by Gustave Doré Dover Publications (September 11, 2012)

36 splendid illustrations, accompanied by quotes from Tennyson's poem, dramatically recapture the love story of Lancelot and Guinevere, the tale of the fair Elaine, and more.


Winckelmann's Images from the Ancient World: Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian

by Johann Joachim Winckelmann & Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Assembled by the father of modern art history, this landmark 1767 publication features more than 200 fine engravings. Its fascinating panorama of images from classical civilizations includes informative text...


Poetics

by Aristotle Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Extraordinarily influential treatise on fine art contains seminal ideas on nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more. Catharsis, tragic flaw, unities of time and place, other concepts.


The Immortal Comedy: The Comic Phenomenon in Art, Literature, and Life

by Agnes Heller Lexington Books (October 17, 2005)

This book is the first attempt to think philosophically about the comic phenomenon in literature, art, and life. Working across a substantial collection of comic works author Agnes Heller makes seminal observations...


Overcoming Ptolemy

by Geoffrey C. Gunn Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Studies on global metageography are enjoying a revival, and in no way is this better referenced than against the geo-world system bequeathed by Claudius Ptolemy almost two thousand years ago. This is all the...


Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis

by Elena Pischikova The American University in Cairo Press (November 01, 2013)

This volume is the first joint publication of the members of the American-Egyptian mission South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the State Ministry for Antiquities and Supreme Council...


Art, Religion and Life in Mesopotamia - Ancient History Illustrated | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The ancient civilization of the Mesopotamia may have been long gone but it was never forgotten. Its influence in art and religion can still be seen today. If you take a look at the contents of this book, you...


The Two Major Cities of the Inca Empire : Cuzco and Machu Picchu - History Kids Books | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Perhaps you've heard about the ancient cities of Cuzco and Machu Picchu. They were once cradles of life and civilization. Although they are no longer existing today, they still leave a powerful impression and...


The Rise of the Babylonians - Ancient History of the World | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Who were the Babylonians and where did they come from? What were their contributions to the ancient world? You will be learning the answers to these questions, and more, if you open this ancient history book...


The Art of Contact

by S. Rebecca Martin University of Pennsylvania Press (April 21, 2017)

The proem to Herodotus's history of the Greek-Persian wars relates the long-standing conflict between Europe and Asia from the points of view of the Greeks' chief antagonists, the Persians and Phoenicians. However...


Classical Ornament

by C. Thierry Dover Publications (January 14, 2016)

This rare collection, originally published in Germany during the 1860s, presents a wealth of designs from temples and other buildings of ancient Greece and Rome. The seventy-one black-and-white plates include...


Confucius and His Teachings about Life- Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Don't wait until your kids get to school before they learn about who Confucius is. Get them this book and create an edge among other kids by teaching them history effortlessly. Confucius and his teachings are...


Ancient Egypt's Deepest Secrets Revealed -Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Egypt is one of the really mysterious and very interesting topics in the world of history. Your child should be able to see it too. This book’s goal is to spark interest in history for all children out there...


Pyramids and Mummies: A Guide to Egypt's Pharaohs-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Travel to the land of the pharaohs and mummies. This wonderful picture book illustrates the many wonders of Ancient Egypt. It also include bits and pieces of the country’s history so that kids would learn...


Ancient Greece: 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Is it possible, at all, to visit ancient Greece without leaving the comforts of home? Of course, it is! You have this educational book to take you where you want to go in Athens. The next pages will tell you...


Early American Civilization (Mayans, Incas and Aztecs): 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Life was not always as it is today. A lot has changed over the years. So many people placed their lives on the line to influence the modern-day American culture and tradition; that’s why it’s important your...


The Power of the Nile-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that aside from being the longest river in the world, the Nile is also very important in the History of Egypt? Read some interesting facts about the Nile in this child-friendly educational resource....


Early World Civilizations: 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that there’s so much you can learn from the early civilizations that are applicable today? You get to learn about useful systems, and concepts that you can apply in your everyday life. Learning...


Ancient Rulers and Their Empires-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Gaining power and influence presents a good learning topic for children. As young as they are, they should be able to understand all the responsibilities that come with power and even wealth. This Ancient Rulers...


China and The Great Wall: 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The gods have always looked out for the Middle Kingdom, and that’s evident through the years of successes and failures. China is not only rich in culture and traditions, it is also the home to one of the world’s...


The Ancient World For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore History Book Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s go visit the ancient people and see the world as they see it. This educational book will tackle history by bringing it to the consciousness of the young. There is the use of pictures and texts to attract...


Cultural Beginnings and the Rise of Civilization: Life in the Fertile Crescent

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Trace the life in the Fertile Crescent with this past to present history reference book. This book contains data from the cultural beginnings to the rise of civilization. Ideal for students and history enthusiasts...


Mummies Secrets of the Pharoahs: Ancient Egypt for Kids | Children's Archaeology Books Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Jump back in time with the help of this highly educational book. Here, your child will be learning with pharaohs and going inside pyramids where mummies lay silent. It's a cool book to have because it widens...


Egypt's Pharaohs and Mummies Ancient History for Kids | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Why should your child take the time to study ancient history when it’s long gone and done? The reason is because ancient history gives your child the reasons why certain events today happen. It gives him/her...


Ancient Civilizations For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore History Book Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

A blast to the past could be what your child needs in order to fully comprehend the present and know what to expect in the future. This educational book effectively lays out history. It includes pictures and...


Ancient Rome: 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s visit Ancient Rome, and have some great learning fun with the Romans. The Roman way of living has been the subject of many history books, and the source of knowledge widely used today. This book takes...


Ancient Mesopotamia: 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Wow! Who would have thought Ancient Mesopotamia is beautiful and interesting? With this book, any child can believe that history is a magical learning adventure. There’s the right mix of facts and images that...


The Column of Marcus Aurelius

by Martin Beckmann The University of North Carolina Press (June 27, 2011)

One of the most important monuments of Imperial Rome and at the same time one of the most poorly understood, the Column of Marcus Aurelius has long stood in the shadow of the Column of Trajan. In The Column...


The Arts of Thailand

by Steve Van Beek & Luca Tettoni Periplus Editions (July 02, 2012)

The Arts of Thailand examines the stunning visual history of Art in Thailand.

Blending a multiplicity of cultural influences with their own artistic genius, the Thai people have created some of the world's finest...


Chinese Dress: From the Qing Dynasty to the Present

by Valery Garrett Tuttle Publishing (May 29, 2012)

Featuring over 450 archival photographs and line drawings, Chinese Dress: From the Qing Dynasty to the Present traces the evolution of Chinese clothing from court and formal costumes to the fashions of modern...


The Golden Age of Chinese Art: The Lively T'ang Dynasty

by Hugh Scott Tuttle Publishing (October 23, 2012)

For almost three hundred years the noble T'ang Dynasty fostered a period of artistic and intellectual endeavor which has never been equaled in the history of China. Sculpture, ceramics, glass, and textiles were...


Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages: A Review of its Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore, and Symbolism

by Stanley Charles Nott Tuttle Publishing (January 15, 2013)

This classic guide to Chinese jade is of great interest to art collectors and casual readers alike.

First published in 1936 and since then a collector's item of increasing rarity, Chinese Jade Throughout the...


Arts of Japan: An Illustrated History

by Hugo Munsterberg Tuttle Publishing (October 02, 2012)

Arts of Japan is a classic and informative text that explores the rich cultural heritage and history of Japanese Art.

This art history text examines the various influences that have shaped the course of Japanese...


The Arts of India: From Prehistoric to Modern Times

by Ajit Mookerjee Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1966)

This revised and enlarged edition of The Arts of India has over 150 impressive gravure and full-color illustrations. These include various important objects and monuments not usually seen in general surveys...


AP® Art History Crash Course Book + Online

by Gayle A. Asch & Matt Curless Research & Education Association (March 22, 2016)

REA's Crash Course for the AP® Art History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

2nd Edition - Completely Revised for the New 2016 Exam

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched...


Aphrodite and the Rabbis

by Burton L. Visotzky St. Martin's Press (September 13, 2016)

Hard to believe but true:

- The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet

- The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers

- Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas

- Hellenistic rhetoric...


2nd Grade History: The Mayan Civilization: Second Grade Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

Learning about the Mayan Civilization can become quite boring when you're just reading about it. There is little interaction with texts compared to seeing pictures. That is why this educational book has carefully...


6th Grade Ancient History: Dawn of Early Man: Prehistoric Man Encyclopedia Sixth Grade Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

How did early men live? What did they eat and how different were they from us today? You will find the answers to these questions within the pages of this educational book. The use of pictures is a welcome change...


4th Grade History Book: Mayans and Incas of South America: Fourth Grade Books Ancient Civilizations

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

The Mayans and Incas of South America were influential people in the region's culture and tradition. Learn about them through this attention-grabbing educational book. By using more pictures and only a few select...


4th Grade History: Ancient Civilizations: Fourth Grade Books for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

Ancient civilizations is one 4th grade subject that can be quite difficult to understand just be reading texts. The good news is history picture books exist and they are a joy to study. Pictures provide visual...


6th Grade History: First Civilizations: Ancient Civilizations for Kids Sixth Grade Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

Going back to the past is both scary and exciting, with it being mysterious and all. But this picture book provides just the right sneak peek into forgotten times. Here, you get to see for yourself how ancient...