Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia Vol 5, The Arts.: v. 5

Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia Vol 5, The Arts.: v. 5



This volume covers art, architecture, dance, music, theatre and literature from pre-history to the present. Over 3000 entries explain all the major and many minor art-forms and their terminologies, list the achievements of the world's greatest cultural figures and describe different kinds of visual art and musical styles and instruments. The book introduces the general reader to the arts of every continent. Written by over 65 contributors, the entries range in length from 50 to 1000 words. Longer entries give an overview of notable literatures, arts and music, with selected cross-references that lead the reader to more detailed entries.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 502
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 01 Nov 1990

ISBN 10: 0198691378
ISBN 13: 9780198691372