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Fred S. Kleiner
Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 1st and 2nd editions of Art through the Ages: A Concise History, as well as the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th editions of Art through the Ages: A Global History, and more than a hundred publications on Greek and Roman art... show more

Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 1st and 2nd editions of Art through the Ages: A Concise History, as well as the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th editions of Art through the Ages: A Global History, and more than a hundred publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A History of Roman Art, also published by Wadsworth. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently Professor of Art History and Archaeology and Chair of the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. From 1985 to 1998, he was Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and devotion to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, a Fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.
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KOMET rated it 3 years ago
"THE FLYING TIGERS: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Before Pearl Harbor" is a well-written, comprehensive account of one of the most unique fighter units of the Second World War. Officially known as the American Volunteer Group (AVG), the Flying Tigers wa...
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Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
Opening of the Preface: When Helen Gardner published the first edition of Art through the Ages in 1926, she could not have imagined that more than 80 years later instructors all over the world would still be using her textbook in their classrooms.Interior of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna,...
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