Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 1

Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities / Edition 1

by Janetta Rebold Benton, Robert DiYanni
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130839116

ISBN-13: 9780130839114

Pub. Date: 09/29/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Arts and Culture, Second Edition, is richly illustrated, beautifully designed, and engaging to read. Students move chronologically from prehistoric culture through the twenty-first century to gain insight into the achievements and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, philosophy, religion, and music.

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Arts and Culture, Second Edition, is richly illustrated, beautifully designed, and engaging to read. Students move chronologically from prehistoric culture through the twenty-first century to gain insight into the achievements and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, philosophy, religion, and music.

Highlights of the new edition include:
  • New Cultural Impact boxes at the end of each chapter that explain the influence of one culture or civilization on later ones, showing students how the broad strands explored in the chapter continue to impact today's world.
  • Expanded and revised coverage of India, Africa, China, Japan, and the Americas.
  • New Music for the Humanities CD included free with each copy of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130839114
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/29/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.51(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1The Dawn of Culture
2Ancient Egypt
3Aegean Culture and the Rise of Ancient Greece
4Classical and Hellenistic Greece
5The Roman World
6Judaism and the Rise of Christianity
7Byzantine and Islamic Civilizations
8Indian Civilization
9Early Chinese and Japanese Civilizations
10The Civilizations of the Americas
11The Early Middle Ages and the Romanesque
12The Gothic and Late Middle Ages
13The Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy
14The Renaissance in the North
15The Baroque Age
16The Eighteenth Century
17Romanticism and Realism
18The Belle Epoque
19Chinese and Japanese Civilizations
20Russian Civilization
21The Age of Anxiety
22Modern Africa and Latin America
23The Age of Affluence
24The Diversity of Contemporary Life

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