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About the Book
This revised and updated history confines itself to Russia west of the Urals, the Russia whose artistic beginnings lay in the response of a newly settled people to the impact of Christianity and the Byzantine Empire. In the first centuries the arts flourished and developed in the independent states and principalities, but gradually native schools in centres like Novgorod and Kiev gave way to centralization based on Moscow. From the emergence of Russia under Peter the Great until the late 19th century, specifically Russian qualities gave way to Western European inspiration and advice. However, as the 19th century developed, there was a reaction from foreign domination and this led to the rediscovery of native traditions.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780300053272
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publisher Imprint: Yale University Press
Depth: 25
Height: 212 mm
No of Pages: 482
Series Title: The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series
Weight: 726.4 gr
ISBN-10: 0300053274
Publisher Date: 25 Nov 1992
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 3 Rev ed
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 27 mm
Width: 148 mm
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