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The Humanistic Tradition Book 2: Medieval Europe And The World Beyond

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1/29/2010
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The Humanistic Tradition features a flexible, topical approach that helps students understand humankind's creative legacy as a continuum rather than as a series of isolated events. This widely acclaimed interdisciplinary survey offers a global perspective, countless illustrations, and more than 150 literary sources. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition explores the political, economic, and social contexts of human culture, providing a global and multicultural perspective which helps students better understand the relationship between the West and other world cultures.

Table of Contents

Book Two: Medieval Europe and the World Beyond

8 A Flowering of Faith: Christianity and Buddhism

Looking Ahead

The Background to Christianity

The Rise of Christianity

The Teachings of Paul

The Spread of Christianity

The Rise of Buddhism

The Spread of Buddhism

Looking Back

9 The Language of Faith: Symbolism and the Arts

Looking Ahead

The Christian Identity

The Buddhist Identity

Looking Back

10 The Islamic World: Religion and Culture

Looking Ahead

The Religion of Islam

The Spread of Islam

Islamic Culture

Looking Back

11 Patterns of Medieval Life

Looking Ahead

The Germanic Tribes

Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance

Early Medieval Culture

High Medieval Culture

Looking Back

12 Christianity and the Medieval Mind

Looking Ahead

The Christian Way of Life and Death

The Medieval Church

Looking Back

13 The Medieval Synthesis in the Arts

Looking Ahead

The Romanesque Church

The Gothic Cathedral

Medieval Painting

Medieval Music

Looking Back

14 The World Beyond the West: India, China, and Japan

Looking Ahead

India

China

Japan

Looking Back



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