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

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

by Janetta Rebold Benton, Robert DiYanni
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131899139

ISBN-13: 9780131899131

Pub. Date: 07/19/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book offers an integrated exploration of Western civilization's cultural heritage. Readers move chronologically through major periods and styles to gain insight into the achievements and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, philosophy, religion, and music. The book provides a historical (political, economic, and social) framework to…  See more details below

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This book offers an integrated exploration of Western civilization's cultural heritage. Readers move chronologically through major periods and styles to gain insight into the achievements and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, philosophy, religion, and music. The book provides a historical (political, economic, and social) framework to contextualize these achievements within a specific time and place, from prehistoric culture to 20th-Century America. The Dawn of Culture; Ancient Egypt; Aegean Culture and the Rise of Ancient Greece; Classical and Hellenistic Greece; The Roman World; Judaism and the Rise of Christianity; Byzantine & Islamic Civilizations; Indian Civilization; Early Chinese & Japanese Civilizations; The Civilizations of the Americas; The Early Middle Ages and the Romanesque; The Gothic and Late Middle Ages; The Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy; The Renaissance in the North; The Baroque Age; The Eighteenth Century; Romanticism and Realism; The Belle Époque; Chinese and Japanese Civilizations; Russian Civilization; The Age of Anxiety; Modern Africa and Latin America; The Age of Affluence; The Diversity of Contemporary Life. For anyone interested in the Arts and Culture.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131899131
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/19/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(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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