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China free pdf A window into a world of extraordinary beauty and mystery, "China: A Celebration in Art and Literature" reveals the glorious 5,000-year-old history of this ancient and fascination culture. In 240 pages and more than 100 full-color images, this volume traces China through its tales and stories, plays and poetry, paintings and objects--from ancient divinations incised on bovine scapula to modern " people's literature" spawned from revolution- from Tang dynasty silk scrolls depicting sublime mountain valleys to government-commissioned propoganda posters. "China" incorporates text and images that are chornologically ordered in each of its eight thematic chapters:
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About Jason Steuber

Over the last decade, Jason Steuber has contributed to major projects related to Chinese art, including the 1999 international loan exhibition, The Golden Age of Chinese Archaeology: Celebrated Discoveries from The People's Republic of China, held at the National Gallery, Washington, DC and the 2004 two-volume set "New Perspectives on China's Past: Chinese Archaeology in the Twentieth Century" published by Yale University Press. As a curator for the renowned Asian art collections housed at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO, he has published articles in several international journals, such as Apollo, Arts of Asia, ArtAsiaPacific, The Burlington Magazine, and Gugong Wenwu Yuekan (National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art). In addition to years of university teaching experience in the United States, he was recently named the Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow in the Department of History of Art, Glasgow University.

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Author : Jason Steuber
Publisher : Welcome Books
Data Published : 01 September 2008
ISBN : 1599620308
EAN : 9781599620305
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 234 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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