9780133877700

Discovering the Humanities

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    9780133877700

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/24/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson

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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyArtsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyArtsLab, search for ISBN-10: 0134127129 / ISBN-13: 9780134127125. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133877701 / ISBN-13: 9780133877700 and ISBN-10: 0133976017 / ISBN-13: 9780133976014.

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For courses in Introduction to the Humanities

See context and make connections across the humanities
Throughout Discovering the Humanities, Third Edition, author Henry Sayre employs a storytelling approach that helps students see context and make connections across the humanities. Believing that people learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, Sayre weaves a compelling narrative of multifaceted cultural experiences that will resonate with students — throughout the course and beyond. By showing how cultures influence one another, and how ideas are exchanged and evolve over time, Discovering the Humanities helps students understand the cultural interplay that has shaped human thinking and creativity throughout our history.

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Author Biography

Henry M. Sayre is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Oregon State University-Cascades Campus in Bend, Oregon. He earned his Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Washington. He is producer and creator of the 10-part television series, A World of Art: Works in Progress, aired on PBS in the fall of 1997; and author of seven books, including A World of Art, T he Visual Text of William Carlos Williams, The Object of Performance: The American Avante-Garde since 1970; and an art history book for children, Cave Paintings to Picasso.

Table of Contents

1. The Prehistoric Past and the Earliest Civilizations
2. The Greek World
3. Empire
4. The Flowering of Religion
5. Fiefdom and Monastery, Pilgrimage and Crusade
6. The Gothic and the Rebirth of Naturalism
7. The Renaissance
8. Renaissance and Reformation in the North
9. Encounter and Confrontation
10. The Counter-Reformation and the Baroque
11. Enlightenment and Rococo
12. The Age of Revolution
13. The Working Class and the Bourgeoisie
14. The Modernist World
15. Decades of Change

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