The Resource History of art : a students' handbook, by Marcia Pointon

History of art : a students' handbook, by Marcia Pointon

Label
History of art : a students' handbook
Title
History of art
Title remainder
a students' handbook
Statement of responsibility
by Marcia Pointon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Students' Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art. Marcia Pointon conveys the excitement of Art History as a multi-faceted discipline addressing all aspects of the study of media, communication and representation. She describes and analyses different methods and approaches to the discipline, explaining their history and their effects on the day-to-day learning process. She also discusses the relationship of Art History to related disciplines including film, literature, design history and anthropology. The fifth edition of this classic text includes: - information on why Art History is important and relevant in today's world - guidance on choosing a degree course - case studies of careers pursued by Art History graduates - advice on study skills and reading methods - a bibliography and further reading - detailed up to date advice on electronic resources and links to essential websites History of Art covers academic, training and vocational aspects of Art History, providing a wealth of information on the characteristics of courses available and on the relationship between Art History and the world of museums and heritage"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
709
Index
index present
LC call number
N380
LC item number
.P56 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
History of art : a students' handbook, by Marcia Pointon
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Preface to the Fifth Edition; 1 Engaging with art; 2 How art historians work: training and practice; 3 Art History as a discipline; 4 The language of Art History; 5 Reading Art History; 6 And what are you going to do now?; Bibliography and further reading; Index
Control code
ocn874563290
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415639248
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30324646
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874563290
  • ebl113618614X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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