The Humanistic Tradition Book 3: The European Renaissance, the Reformation, and Global Encounter / Edition 6

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Overview

Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind's creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selective and engaging, and helps students better understand the relationship between world cultures. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition examines the political, economic, and social contexts out of which history's most memorable achievements emerged.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077346249
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 78,966
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gloria Konig Fiero was born and raised in New York City. She earned her Masters degree in Art History at the University of California, Berkeley, and her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Humanities at the Florida State University. She has taught Humanities, World History, and Art History for more than twenty-five years. She has written and lectured extensively on medieval and renaissance topics and on the arts of both East and West as they reflect the human condition. She currently divides her time between New Orleans, Louisiana, and New York City.

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Table of Contents

Book 3: The European Renaissance, The Reformation, and Global Encounter

15 Adversity and Challenge: The Fourteenth-Century Transition


Looking Ahead


Europe in Transition


Literature in Transition


Art and Music in Transition


Looking Back


16 Classical Humanism in the Age of the Renaissance


Looking Ahead


Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance


Classical Humanism


Renaissance Women


Machiavelli


Looking Back


17 Renaissance Artists: Disciples of Nature, Masters of Invention


Looking Ahead


Renaissance Art and Patronage


The Early Renaissance


The High Renaissance


The Music of the Renaissance


Looking Back


18 Cross-Cultural Encounters: Asia, Africa, and the Americas


Looking Ahead


Global Travel and Trade


The African Cultural Heritage


The Arts of Africa


Cross-Cultural Encounter


The Americas


Early Empires in the Americas


Cross-Cultural Encounter


Looking Back


19 Protest and Reform: The Waning of the Old Order


Looking Ahead


The Temper of Reform


The Protestant Reformation


Northern Renaissance Art


Sixteenth-Century Literature


Shakespeare


Looking Back
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