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Stewart, Peter, 1971-
The social history of Roman art / Peter Stewart
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  N5760 .S67 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Art, Roman
Art and society -- Rome
Physical Description xvi, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-194) and index
Contents Who made Roman art? -- Identity and status -- Portraits in society -- The power of images -- Art of the Empire
Summary Increasingly, Roman art history is concerned with the role of art in ancient society, including the functions that it served and the values and assumptions that it reflects. At the same time, images have become central to the study of ancient history in general. Mindful of this, Stewart offers a critical introduction to Roman art
Series Key themes in ancient history

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