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"The Humanistic Traditionis quite simply the finest book of its type. Fiero manages to integrate the political, cultural, and social history of the world into one coherent and fascinating whole. It is a masterpiece of scholarship . . . balanced, interesting, easy to read, and consummately beautiful. Our professors praise its accuracy and scope and our students unanimously say it is their favorite textbook." Sonia Sorrell, Pepperdine UniversityThe Humanistic Traditionfeatures 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 Traditionexplores 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
|The Age of the Baroque|
|The Catholic Reformation and the Baroque Style|
|Absolute Power and the Aristocratic Style|
|The Baroque in the Protestant North|
|The Scientific Revolution and the New Learning|
|The Age of Enlightenment|
|The Promise of Reason|
|The Limits of Reason|
|Eighteenth-Century Art, Music, and Society|
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