Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

304 Pages

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9781784992682

Bookseller Code (06)

Civilisation and nineteenth-century art

A European concept in global context

David O'Brien

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Approaches nineteenth-century art from a new and unique perspective
  • Explores the transnational, global context of a key European idea
  • civilisation
  • Reassesses the significance and function of the concept 'civilisation'
  • Offers the first exploration of the importance of civilisation as an organising principle in art history and artistic practice

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