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The Vienna School of art history : empire and the politics of scholarship, 1847-1918 / Matthew Rampley.

Author/Creator:
Rampley, Matthew, author.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
281 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Subjects:
Art -- Austria -- Historiography.
Art historians -- Austria.
Art -- Political aspects -- Austria -- History -- 19th century.
Art -- Political aspects -- Austria -- History -- 20th century.
Art and society -- Austria -- History -- 19th century.
Art and society -- Austria -- History -- 20th century.
Austria -- Politics and government -- 1867-1918.
Art and society.
Art historians.
Art -- Historiography.
Art -- Political aspects.
Political science.
Austria.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Analyzes the emergence and development of art history as a discipline in Austria-Hungary. Focuses on the ways in which ideas about art and its history became intertwined with political and social identity, and on the cultural politics that shaped the final years of the Habsburg Empire"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Founding a discipline : liberalism and the idea of scientific method
Questions of method : from positivism to the history of spirit
Beyond Vienna : the growth of art history across the Habsburg monarchy
An art history of Austria-Hungary? patriotism and the construction of national historiography
Baroque art and architecture : a contested legacy
Vernacular cultures and national identities : the politics of folk art
Readings of modern art : historicism, impressionism, expressionism
Between East and West
Saving the past : conservation and the cult of monuments
Epilogue : continuity and rupture after 1918.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-269) and index.
ISBN:
9780271061580 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271061588 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
847941605