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Introduction to Visual Culture

Art History Survey Textbooks

You may also consult general Art History survey textbooks.

These are located in the reference section or the Library (or the stacks) in the N5300 section. They include titles such as:

Or you may search for specific surveys of art history for a particular period or type of art. In these books you will find the context for your work.

Some of these items may be available as ebooks via the Open Library.

Selected Online Resources


Just a Few of the Books in the Library

There should be at least one book about or related to each object on the Wall list in the Library's collection. Some of these books have been marked as Non-Circulating. They can be used within the Library; you cannot check them out.

Many of the objects are also discussed in ebooks

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