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A HISTORY OF GREEK ART. Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell. Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2015. 434 pp. with 324 ills. (261 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 2014-18396 ISBN 9781444350159 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 166754. Publisher's description: Offering a unique blend of thematic and chronological investigation, this highly illustrated, engaging text explores the rich historical, cultural, and social contexts of 3,000 years of Greek art, from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period. Uniquely intersperses chapters devoted to major periods of Greek art from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period, with chapters containing discussions of important contextual themes across all of the periods; Contextual chapters illustrate how a range of factors, such as the urban environment, gender, markets, and cross-cultural contact, influenced the development of art; Chronological chapters survey the appearance and development of key artistic genres and explore how artifacts and architecture of the time reflect these styles; Offers a variety of engaging and informative pedagogical features to help students navigate the subject, such as timelines, theme-based textboxes, key terms defined in margins, and further readings; Information is presented clearly and contextualized so that it is accessible to students regardless of their prior level of knowledge; A book companion website is available at www.wiley.gom/go/greekart with the following resources: PowerPoint slides, glossary, and timeline.
Indexing: Western, Ancient Mediterranean — Greece — Several Media
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 166755
Paperbound $66.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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