Graffiti Through History: From Ancient Wall Carvings To Contemporary Street Art

Graffiti Through History: From Ancient Wall Carvings To Contemporary Street Art

Graffiti through History: From Ancient Wall Carvings to Contemporary Street Art

An examination of the historical, social, and cultural significance of graffiti―from antiquity to the modern age―as evidence of various facets of human experience otherwise unknown.


• Showcases over 40 graffiti examples from across the world

• Illuminates the historical and cultural contexts of particular graffiti examples

• Provides a section on how to analyze graffiti

• Compares and contrasts works from earlier periods to modern life

About the Author

Peter Keegan, PhD, is senior lecturer in Roman history at Macquarie University in New South Wales.

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