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The Humanistic Tradition, Book 6: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Global Perspective

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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 6: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Global Perspective

32 The Modernist Assault

Looking Ahead

The New Physics

Early Twentieth-Century Poetry

Early Twentieth-Century Art

Early Twentieth-Century Architecture

Early Twentieth-Century Music

The Beginnings of Modern Dance

Looking Back

33 The Freudian Revolution

Looking Ahead

Freud

The New Psychology and Literature

The New Psychology and the Visual Arts

The New Psychology and Music

Looking Back

34 Total War, Totalitarianism, and the Arts

Looking Ahead

Total Wars

World War I Literature

World War I Art

The Russian Revolution

The Great Depression and the American Scene

Totalitarianism and World War II

The Visual Arts in the War Era

Music in the War Era

The Communist Revolution in China

Looking Back

35 The Quest for Meaning

Looking Ahead

The Cold War

Existentialism

Literature at Mid-Century

The Visual Arts at Mid-Century

Sculpture at Mid-Century

Film at Mid-Century

Architecture at Mid-Century

Music and Dance at Mid-Century

Looking Back

36 Identity and Liberation

Looking Ahead

Anticolonialism and Liberation

The Quest for Racial Equality

The Quest for Gender Equality

Looking Back

37 The Information Age

Looking Ahead

The Information Explosion

New Directions in Science and Philosophy

Literature in the Information Age

The Visual Arts in the Information Age

Architecture in the Information Age

Music in the Information Age

Dance in the Information Age

Looking Back

38 Globalism: The Contemporary World

Looking Ahead

The Global Perspective

The Global Ecosystem

Globalism and Ethnic Identity

The Challenge of Globalism

The Arts in the Global Village

Looking Back



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