9780131578609

Arts and Culture : An Introduction to the Humanities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131578609

  • ISBN10:

    013157860X

  • 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 the renaissance and mannerism in Italyto 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
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