The Humanistic Tradition, Book 6: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Global Perspective / 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: 9780077346256
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 67,204
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 0.50 (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 6: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Global Perspective

32 The Modernist Assault

Looking Ahead


The New Physics


Early Twentieth-Century Poetry


Early Twentieth-Century Art


Early Twentieth-Century Architecture


Early Twentieth-Century Music


The Beginnings of Modern Dance


Looking Back


33 The Freudian Revolution

Looking Ahead


Freud


The New Psychology and Literature


The New Psychology and the Visual Arts


The New Psychology and Music


Looking Back


34 Total War, Totalitarianism, and the Arts

Looking Ahead


Total Wars


World War I Literature


World War I Art


The Russian Revolution


The Great Depression and the American Scene


Totalitarianism and World War II


The Visual Arts in the War Era


Music in the War Era


The Communist Revolution in China


Looking Back


35 The Quest for Meaning

Looking Ahead


The Cold War


Existentialism


Literature at Mid-Century


The Visual Arts at Mid-Century


Sculpture at Mid-Century


Film at Mid-Century


Architecture at Mid-Century


Music and Dance at Mid-Century


Looking Back


36 Identity and Liberation

Looking Ahead


Anticolonialism and Liberation


The Quest for Racial Equality


The Quest for Gender Equality


Looking Back


37 The Information Age

Looking Ahead


The Information Explosion


New Directions in Science and Philosophy


Literature in the Information Age


The Visual Arts in the Information Age


Architecture in the Information Age


Music in the Information Age


Dance in the Information Age


Looking Back


38 Globalism: The Contemporary World

Looking Ahead


The Global Perspective


The Global Ecosystem


Globalism and Ethnic Identity


The Challenge of Globalism


The Arts in the Global Village


Looking Back
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