Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Alternate Edition (with CD- / Edition 6

Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Alternate Edition (with CD- / Edition 6

by Lawrence S. Cunningham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534582273

ISBN-13: 2900534582271

Pub. Date: 06/03/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Illustrated with hundreds of color images, this textbook explores Western and non-Western cultures from the beginnings of civilization to the present day. Sample topics include early Greek sculpture, the birth of Islam, baroque music, and the Harlem Renaissance. An extensive glossary of terms completes the volume. The Windows- and Macintosh-compatible CD-ROM contains

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Illustrated with hundreds of color images, this textbook explores Western and non-Western cultures from the beginnings of civilization to the present day. Sample topics include early Greek sculpture, the birth of Islam, baroque music, and the Harlem Renaissance. An extensive glossary of terms completes the volume. The Windows- and Macintosh-compatible CD-ROM contains documents, interactive timelines, learning modules, and links to online resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534582271
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/03/2005
Edition description:
ALT
Pages:
696

Table of Contents


Preface. 1. The Beginnings of Civilization. 2. Early Greece. 3. Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period. 4. The Roman Legacy. 5. Ancient Civilizations of India and China. 6. Judaism and Early Christianity. 7. Byzantium. 8. Islam. 9. Charlemagne and the Rise of Medieval Culture. 10. High Middle Ages: The Search for Synthesis. 11. The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition. 12. The Early Renaissance. 13. The High Renaissance in Italy. 14. The Renaissance in the North. 15. The Baroque World. 16. The Eighteenth Century: From Rococo to Revolution. 17. The Romantic Era. 18. Toward the Modern Era: 1870 and 1914. 19. India, China, and Japan: From the Medieval to the Modern World. 20. The Peoples and Cultures of Africa. 21. Between the World Wars. 22. The Contemporary Culture. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

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