The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change / Edition 2

The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change / Edition 2

by Henry M. Sayre
     
 

For an undergraduate introductory level course in the humanities.

Humanities narrated in a story-telling approach.

The Humanities: Culture, Continuity & Change helps students see context and make connections across the humanities by tying together the entire cultural experience through a narrative storytelling approach. Written around

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For an undergraduate introductory level course in the humanities.

Humanities narrated in a story-telling approach.

The Humanities: Culture, Continuity & Change helps students see context and make connections across the humanities by tying together the entire cultural experience through a narrative storytelling approach. Written around Henry Sayre’s belief that students learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, it captures the voices that have shaped and influenced human thinking and creativity throughout our history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205020034
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/11/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
478,504
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Henry M. Sayre is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Oregon State University-Cascades Campus in Bend, Oregon. He earned his Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Washington. He is producer and creator of the 10-part television series, A World of Art: Works in Progress, aired on PBS in the fall of 1997; and author of seven books, including A World of Art, The Visual Text of William Carlos Williams, The Object of Performance: The American Avante-Garde since 1970; and an art history book for children, Cave Paintings to Picasso.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Medieval World and the Shaping of Culture: 200 CE to 1400
Ch. 8- The Flowering of Christianity: Faith and the Power of Belief in the Early First Millenium
Ch. 9- The Rise and Spread of Islam: A New Religion
Ch. 10- The Fiefdom and Monastery, Pilgrimage and Crusade: The Early Medieval World in Europe
Ch. 11- Centers of Culture: Court and City in the Larger World
Ch. 12- The Gothic Style: Faith and Knowledge in an Age of Inquiry
Ch. 13- Siena and Florence in the Fourteenth Century: Toward a New Humanism
Index
Photo and Text Credits

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