Prentice Hall is proud to present ART BASICS: WHAT YOU NEED RIGHT NOW, PRICED WITH STUDENTS IN MIND 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 From Abacus to Zeus: A Handbook of Art History, 7/e by James Smith Pierce 0-13-183051-1| Thinking and Writing About Art History, 3/e by Donna K. Reid 0-13-183050-3| Artsguide: World and Web, 2/e by Dennis J. Sporre 0-13-177526-X| Writing About the Humanities, 2/e by Robert DiYanni 0-13-183049-X| The Handbook of Art and Design Terms, by David J. Edwards 0-13-098991-6
Editors Note 1
Designed to provide readers with the tools necessary to glean a solid understanding of art history, this succinct and accessible guide offers a practical introduction to the methodology of art history and an overview of writing in the discipline. Helping readers to think as art historians, this Third Edition encourages reflection of the “givens” in this field, explains how to ask questions and how to answer them, and challenges readers to seek new insights through their readings, discussions, and written work. For professionals with a career or interest in art, art history, writing, and/or education.