Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities / Edition 8

Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities / Edition 8

by Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133945333

ISBN-13: 9781133945338

Pub. Date: 02/15/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning


CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most significant examples of art, music, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of civilization to today. New features in this edition are designed to make it easy for you to understand the influence of historical events and values on the works…  See more details below

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CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most significant examples of art, music, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of civilization to today. New features in this edition are designed to make it easy for you to understand the influence of historical events and values on the works produced by each culture--guided discussions of all of the readings, chapter previews, timelines, "Compare and Contrast" sections, "Big Picture" reviews at the end of each chapter, expanded coverage of Asia and Africa, and high-quality images with clear captions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133945338
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/15/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
976
Sales rank:
204,525
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents


The Arts: An Introduction. 1. Beginnings. 2. The Rise of Greece. 3. Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period. 4. Rome. 5. Ancient Civilizations of India and China. 6. The Rise of the Biblical Tradition. 7. Early Christianity: Ravenna and Byzantium. 8. Islam. 9. The Rise of Medieval Culture. 10. The High Middle Ages. 11. The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition. 12. The Renaissance in the Fifteenth Century. 13. The High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy. 14. The High Renaissance in the North. 15. The Seventeenth Century: The Baroque Era. 16. The Eighteenth Century. 17. Romanticism, Realism, and Photography. 18. Toward the Modern Era: 1870-1914. 19. India, China, and Japan: From Medieval to Modern Times. 20. Africa. 21. The World at War. 22. The Contemporary Contour.

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