Humanities, The: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Volume 2, 4th edition

  • Henry M. Sayre

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Overview

The Humanities takes you on a journey through countless "ah-ha" moments as you piece together the cultural history of the world. Using a storytelling approach to convey multifaceted cultural experiences, the text helps you understand resonant contemporary works and make connections across the humanities.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137528738

Subject: Introduction to Humanities

Category: Humanities, The: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Volume 2

Table of contents

PART IV: EXCESS, INQUIRY, AND RESTRAINT, 1600-1800
21. The Baroque in Italy: The Church and Its Appeal
22. The Secular Baroque in the North: The Art of Observation
23. The Baroque Court: Absolute Power and Royal Patronage
24. The Rise of the Enlightenment in England: The Claims of Reason
25. The Rococo and the Enlightenment on the Continent: Privilege and Reason
26. The Rights of Man: Revolution and the Neoclassical Style

PART V: ROMANTICISM, REALISM, AND EMPIRE, 1800-1900
27. The Romantic World View: The Self in Nature and the Nature of Self
28. Industry and the Working Class: A New Realism
29. Defining a Nation: American National Identity and the Challenge of Civil War
30. Global Confrontation and Modern Life: The Quest for Cultural Identity
31. The Promise of Renewal: Hope and Possibility in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe
32. The Course of Empire: Expansion and Conflict in America
33. The Fin de Siècle: Toward the Modern

PART VI: MODERNISM AND THE GLOBALIZATION OF CULTURES, 1900 TO THE PRESENT
34. The Era of Invention: Paris and the Modern World
35. The Great War and Its Impact: A Lost Generation and a New Imagination
36. New York, Skyscraper Culture, and the Jazz Age: Making It New
37. The Age of Anxiety: Fascism and Depression, Holocaust and Bomb
38. After the War: Existential Doubt, Artistic Triumph, and the Culture of Consumption
39. Multiplicity and Diversity: Cultures of Liberation and Identity in the 1960s and 1970s
40. Without Boundaries: Multiple Meanings in a Postmodern World

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