9780072910209

The Humanistic Tradition, Book 5: Romanticism, Realism, and the Nineteenth-Century World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072910209

  • ISBN10:

    0072910208

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/7/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

"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 Romantic Era
The Romantic View of Nature
The Romantic Hero
The Romantic Style in Art and Music
Realism and the Modernist Turn
Industry, Empire, and the Realist Style
The Move Toward Modernism
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