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Published jointly by Prentice Hall and Harry N. Abrams, Inc., this second edition of the comprehensive history of Japanese art from 10,500 B.C.E. now extends beyond 1945,  tying together more closely the development of all the media within a well-articulated historical and social context.

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Japanese art, like so many expressions of Japanese culture, is fascinatingly rich in its contrasts and paradoxes. Since the country opened its doors to the outside world in the mid-nineteenth century. Japanese art and culture have enjoyed an immense popularity in the West. When in 1993 renowned scholar Penelope Mason wrote the the first edition of History of Japanese Art, it was the first such volume in thirty yearsto chart a detailed overview of the subject. It remains the only comprehensive survey of its kind in English. This second edition ties together more closely the development of all the media within a well-articulated historical and social context.

New to the Second Edition
  • Extended coverage of Japanese art beyond 1945
  • New discoveries both in archeology and scholarship
  • New material on calligraphy, ceramics, lacquerware, metalware, and textiles
  • An extended glossary
  • A comprehensively updated bibliography
  • 94 new illustrations

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Book Description Pearson, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PrefaceMap of Japan1. The Birth of Japan.The Neolithic Jomon and the ProtohistoricYayoi and Kofun Periods.Out of Myth and into the Archaeological Record.The Jomon Period (c. 11,000-400 B.C.E.)Incipient (c. 11.0008.000 B.C.E.) and Initial Jomon (c. 8000-5000 B.C.E.) phases.Early Jomon (c. 5000-2500 B.C.E.) phase.Middle Jomon (c. 2500-1500 B.C.E.) phase.Late (c.1500-1000 B.C.E.) and Final Jomon (c. 1000-400 B.C.E.) phases.The Yayoi Period (c. 400 B.C.E.-300 C.E.)The Three Sacred Treasures.Dotaku.Ceramics.The Kofun Period (300-710 C.E.)Haniwa .Mirrors.Other Grave Goods.Ornamented Tombs.2. Imperial Models.The Impact of China and Buddhisni ofro Japan.Centralization of Power.Beginnings of a Metropolitan Court Culture.The Creation of an Imperial City.The Introduction of Writing.Silk Roads to Japan.Decorative Arts (sixth to eighth centuries).Shinto.Shinto Architecture.Buddhism.Buddhism's Introduction to Japan.Architecture.Horyuji.Yakushiji.Kofukuji.Todaiji: The Nation's Temple.Toshodaiji.Tori Busshi and Asuka-Period Sculpture (552-645).Asuka Painting: The Tamamushi Shrine.Hakuho Sculpture: Horyuji.Hakuho Painting.HakuhM Sculpture: Yakushiji.Early Nara Sculpture and Painting.Mid-Nara Sculpture: Todaiji.DRY-LACQUER AND CLAY SCULPTURE.Arts of the Late-Nara Period.3. Capital of Peace and Tranquillity.The Heian Period anti the Caning of Age of a Native Aesthetic.Overbearing Monks and Vengeful Ghosts.Early Heian Period.Middle Heian or Fujiwara Period.Late Heian or Insei Period.Rebellion.The Arts in the Late Heian Period.Heian and the Imperial Palace.Life at Court.Shinden.Interior Decoration.Gardens.Literature and Calligraphy.Poetry.Women of Letters.The Rise of Yamato-e.EMAKIMONO AND PAPERMAKING.Emakimono.The Genji Monagatari emaki.The Choju jinbutsu.The Shigisan engi emaki.The Ban Dainagon ekotoba.Buddhist Arts.Buddhism of the Tendai and Shingon Schools.Shingon Architecture.Shingon Mandala Paintings.Early Portrait Painting.Sculpture.Temple Architecture.Jinoji.SINGLE-BLOCK AND MULTIPLE-BLOCK WOOD SCULPTURE.Muroji.Daigoji.Fuda and the Godairiki Bosatsu.Architecture of the Middle Heian.The Phoenix Hall.Independent Raigo Paintings.Shaka Paintings.Buddhist Temples of the Late Heian Period.Joruriji.Chusonji.Sanju sangendo.Late Heian Hanging Scrolls and Illustrated Sutras.Shinto Arts.4. Changing of the Guard.The Rise of the Samurai and theTwiiight of the Imperial Order.Cultural Flowering from Chaos and Upheaval.End of an Epoch: The Hogen, Heiji, and Genpei Wars.The First Shogun: Minamoto no Yoritomo.Repairing the Damage: Cultural Revival in the Early Kamakura Period.Decline into Perpetual Civil War: The Nambokucho and Muromachi Periods.Rakucha Rakugai.Decorative and Applied Arts.Armor and Lacquerware.Textiles.Ceramics.Literary and Calligraphic Arts of the Imperial Court.Emakimono of the Medieval Period.The Rebuilding of Todaiji and Kofukuji.The Kei School of Sc. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131176013

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