9780495568810

Culture and Values : A Survey of the Humanities, Comprehensive Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495568810

  • ISBN10:

    0495568813

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/20/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE HUMANITIES gives readers a solid introduction to art, music, philosophy and literature. Cunningham and Reich cover both Western cultures and non-Western traditions in the humanities, including ancient India and China, contemporary India, China, Japan, Africa, and Latin America, as well as an entire chapter on Islamic art.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Beginnings of Civilization
Early Greece
Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period
The Roman Legacy
Ancient Civilizations of India and China
Judaism and Early Christianity
Byzantium
Islam
Charlemagne and the Rise of Medieval Culture
High Middle Ages: The Search for Synthesis
The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition
The Early Renaissance
The High Renaissance in Italy
The Renaissance in the North
The Baroque World
The Eighteenth Century: From Rococo to Revolution
The Romantic Era
Toward the Modern Era: 1870 AND 1914
India, China, and Japan: From the Medieval to the Modern World
The Peoples and Cultures of Africa
Between the World Wars
The Contemporary Contour
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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