Arts & Ideas
Intended for courses in Western Humanities, this best-selling text chronologically explores the major styles as they appear in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy from antiquity to present. Using lively anecdotes, Fleming shows how the styles are linked together by common purposes, themes, and ideas.
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Genesis of the Arts
The Presence of the Past Constants and Variables Onward into the Past
The Hellenistic Style
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