ISBN-10:
0130862649
ISBN-13:
2900130862647
Pub. Date:
09/07/2007
Publisher:
Pearson
Humanities: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Volume 1 / Edition 1

Humanities: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Volume 1 / Edition 1

by Henry M. SayreHenry M. Sayre
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Overview

The Humanities by Henry M. Sayre helps the reader see context and make connections across the humanities by tying together the entire cultural experience through a narrative storytelling approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900130862647
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 09/07/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 799
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

 

BOOK 1

THE ANCIENT WORLD AND THE CLASSICAL PAST:  PREHISTORY TO 200 CE

 

Chapter 1 From Forest to Farm:  The Rise of Culture

Chapter 2 Mesopotamia:  Power and Social Order in the Fertile Crescent

Chapter 3 The Stability of Ancient Egypt:  Flood and Sun

Chapter 4 China, India, and Africa:  Early Civilizations

Chapter 5 Bronze Age Culture in the Aegean World: The Great Traders

Chapter 6 The Rise of Greek City-States:  War and Victory

Chapter 7 Golden Age Athens:  The School of Hellas

Chapter 8 Rome:  Urban Life and Imperial Majesty

 

BOOK II

MEDIEVAL EUROPE AND THE SHAPING OF WORLD CULTURES:  200 CE TO 1400

 

Chapter 9 The Late Roman Empire, Judaism, and the Rise of Christianity: Power and Faith

Chapter 10 Byzantium:  Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire

Chapter 11 The Rise and Spread of Islam:  A New Religion

Chapter 12 Fiefdom and Monastery:  The Merging ofGermanic and Roman Cultures

Chapter 13 The Romanesque Tradition: Pilgrimage and Crusade

Chapter 14 The Gothic Style: Faith and Knowledge in an Age of Inquiry

Chapter 15 Siena and Florence in the Fourteenth Century:  Toward a New Humanism

Chapter 16 China, India Japan, Africa, and the Americas before 1400

 

BOOK III  THE RENAISSANCE AND THE AGE OF ENCOUNTER: 1400 to 1600

Chapter 17 Florence and the Early Renaissance: Humanism in Italy

Chapter 18 The High Renaissance in Rome:  Papal Patronage

Chapter 19 The Venetian Renaissance:  Palace and Lagoon

Chapter 20 The Renaissance in the North:  Between Wealth and Want

Chapter 21 The Reformation A New Church and the Arts

*Chapter 22: The Early Counter-Reformation and Mannerism: Restraint and Invention

* Chapter 23:   West Africa, China, and Japan: The Age of Encounter:

* Chapter 24:   England in the Tudor Age: "This Other Eden"

 

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