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Overview

For courses in Introduction to the Humanities
 
See context and make connections across the humanities
Revel™ The Humanities: Culture, Continuity, and Change
leads students on a journey through countless “ah-ha” moments as they piece together the cultural history of the world. Believing that students learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, author Henry Sayre deftly conveys multifaceted cultural experiences via a storytelling approach that students will remember — during the course and beyond. Updated with numerous new images and examples, the 4th Edition analyzes recent works such as Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton: An American Musical to help students see how course concepts can help them understand resonant contemporary works.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

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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