From Abacus to Zeus, Seventh Editionis a comprehensive handbook that defines and explains the most common terms and concepts used in discussing the history of visual arts. Useful as either a brief reference text or a supplement to an art history survey text, this handbook places art terms, processes, and principles in historical contexts with references to more than 1200 illustrations inJanson'sHistory of Art, Revised Sixth Edition. Included in this edition: table of parallel illustrations inStokstad's Art History(Second Edition), Hartt'sArt(Fourth Edition), and Kleiner and Mamiya's,Gardner's Art Through the Ages(Eleventh Edition) and Janson'sHistory of Art(Revised Sixth Edition) Directory of museum websites to assist students in their research on the world wide web additional iconographic entries and examples expanded chronology of painters, sculptors, photographers and architects with phonetic pronunciations. A Prentice HallArt BasicsTitle ART BASICS: A series of brief, high quality, and moderately priced handbooks written by well-known educators in their field of study. Each student-friendly handbook is designed to stand alone or to be packaged with a traditional survey text. New for 2004 Thinking and Writing About Art History, 3/eby Donna K. Reid 0-13-183050-3 Artsguide: World and Web, 2/eby Dennis J. Sporre 0-13-177526-X Writing About the Humanities, 2/eby Robert DiYanni 0-13-183049-X The Handbook of Art and Design Terms,by David J. Edwards 0-13-098991-6 To request an examination copy, please contact your local representative or visit www.prenhall.com .Pierce, James Smith is the author of 'From Abacus to Zeus A Handbook of Art History', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131830516 and ISBN 0131830511.