The Social History of Art

The Social History of Art

Book - 1999
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First published in 1951, Arnold Hauser's work presents an account of the development and meaning of art from its origins in the Stone Age through to the Film Age. Exploring the interaction between art and society, Hauser details social and historical movements and sketches the frameworks in which visual art is produced. This edition also provides an introduction to the work of Arnold Hauser. In his introduction to the four volumes of The Social History of Art, Jonathan Harris demonstrates the importance of the work for contemporary art history and visual culture and suggests reasons and strategies for reading. In addition, an introduction to each individual volume provides a synopsis of Hauser's narrative and serves as a critical guide to the text and signposts major themes, trends and arguments.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780415213868
041521386X
9780415199483
0415199484
9780415199476
0415199476
9780415199469
0415199468
9780415199452
041519945X
Branch Call Number: 709/Hau/1999 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 4 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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