9780155065437

Dc Ver/Altern Ed - Culture & Values: A Survey Of The Humanities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155065437

  • ISBN10:

    0155065432

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/20/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

CULTURE AND VALUES, Fifth Edition continues to combine balanced coverage of literature, art, music, and philosophy with sociological insight into the daily life of the characters in the unfolding drama of Western civilization. Available in two volumes, or as an alternate single volume without readings, this text remains the most readable and reliable textbook for college and university students in the integrated humanities.

Table of Contents

The Beginnings of Civilization
1(30)
Early Greece
31(24)
Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period
55(32)
The Roman Legacy
87(34)
Ancient Civilizations of India and China
121(20)
Jerusalem and Early Christianity
141(18)
Byzantium
159(24)
Islam
183(16)
Charlemagne and the Rise of Medieval Culture
199(24)
High Middle Ages: The Search for Synthesis
223(28)
The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition
251(28)
The Early Renaissance
279(32)
The High Renaissance in Italy
311(26)
The Renaissance in the North
337(34)
The Baroque World
371(42)
The Eighteenth Century: From Rococo to Revolution
413(32)
The Romantic Era
445(42)
Toward the Modern Era: 1870--1914
487(34)
India, China, and Japan: From the Medieval to the Modern World
521(22)
The Peoples and Cultures of Africa
543(16)
Between the World Wars
559(28)
The Contemporary Culture
587(39)
Glossary 626(8)
Index 634(32)
Photo Credits 666(6)
Literary Credits 672

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