9780132283915

Arts and Culture, Combined Volume : An Introduction to the Humanities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132283915

  • ISBN10:

    0132283913

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Offering an exploration of Western and World civilization's cultural heritage, this book is richly illustrated, beautifully designed and engaging.Readers move chronologically through major periods and stylesfrom prehistoric culture to 20th Century Americato gain insight into the achievements and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, philosophy, religion, and music.For arts and cultural coordinators, professionals and enthusiasts.

Table of Contents

Prehistoric, Mesopotamian, and Egyptian Civilizations
Aegean Culture and Early Greece
Classical and Hellenistic Greece
Roman Civilization
Judaism, Early Christianity, and Byzantine Civilization
Islamic Civilization
Indian Civilization
Early Chinese Civilization
Early Japanese Civilization
Early Civilizations of the Americas and Africa
Early Middle Ages and the Romanesque
Gothic and Late Middle Ages
The Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy
The Renaissance in Northern Europe
The Baroque Age
The Eighteenth Century
Romanticism and Realism
Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
Chinese Civilization after the Thirteenth Century
Japanese Civilization after the Fifteenth Century
Early Twentieth Century
Modern Africa and Latin America
Mid-Twentieth Century and Later
Diversity in Contemporary Life
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