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The Aphrodite of Knidos and Her Successors: A Historical Review of the Female Nude in Greek Art Paperback – January 3, 2008


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  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press (January 3, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0472032771
  • ISBN-13: 978-0472032778
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,622,945 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"An accessibly written treatment of the lost archetype of some of the most familiar images in Western culture, including the so-called 'Venus de Milo' and Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus.'" - Times Literary Supplement "All students of the classical and womanhood in general will enjoy this book - if they can take a little titillation." - Choice"

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Christine Mitchell Havelock is Professor Emerita of Art History and Curator of the Classical Art Collection at Vassar College. She has written and lectured widely on Greek art.

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 24, 1999
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This book is well written, and easily read and understood by the average reader. It explores not only the history of Praxiteles most famous creation, but also deals with the female nude in the Ancient Hellenic world. The book helps explain the attitudes of people towards female nudity, and make sense of the appearance of the various female nudes of antiquity. I thoroughly enjoyed the book.
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