Discovering the Humanities, 4th edition

  • Henry M. Sayre

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Discovering the Humanities leads you on a journey through countless "ah-ha" moments as you piece together the cultural history of the world. Author Henry Sayre deftly conveys multifaceted cultural experiences via a storytelling approach that you will remember during the course and beyond.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137528196

Subject: Introduction to Humanities

Category: Discovering the Humanities

Table of contents

1. The Prehistoric Past and the Earliest Civilizations: The River Cultures of the Ancient World
2. The Greek World: The Classical Tradition
3. Empire: Urban Life and Imperial Majesty in Rome, China, And India
4. The Flowering of Religion: Faith and the Power of Belief in the Early First Millennium
5. Parallel Cultures: Early Medieval Europe and the Larger World
6. The Gothic and the Rebirth of Naturalism: Civic and Religious Life in an Age of Inquiry
7. The Renaissance: Florence, Rome, and Venice
8. Renaissance and Reformation in the North: Between Wealth and Want
9. Encounter and Confrontation: The Impact of Increasing Global Interaction
10. The Counter-Reformation and the Baroque: Emotion, Inquiry, and Absolute Power
11. Enlightenment and Rococo: The Claims of Reason
12. The Age of Revolution: From Neoclassicism to Romanticism
13. The Working Class and the Bourgeoisie: The Conditions of Modern Life
14. The Modernist World: The Arts in an Age of Global Confrontation
15. Decades of Change: The Plural Self in a Global Culture

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