Arts and Culture: An Introduction to Humanities, Volume I / Edition 2

Arts and Culture: An Introduction to Humanities, Volume I / Edition 2

by Janetta Rebold Benton, Robert DiYanni
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131899147

ISBN-13: 9780131899148

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: Pearson

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

Overview

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:
9780131899148
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents



 1. The Dawn of Culture.

 2. Ancient Egypt.

 3. Aegean Culture and Early Greece.

 4. Classical and Hellenistic Greece.

 5. Roman Civilization.

 6. Judaism, Early Christianity, and Byzantine Civilization.

 7. Islamic Civilization.

 8. Indian Civilization.

 9. Early Chinese and Japanese Civilizations.

10. Early Civilizations of the Americas and Africa.

11. Early Middle Ages and the Romanesque.

12. Gothic and Late Middle Ages.

Glossary.

Picture Credits and Further Information.

Literature Credits.

Index.

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