9780205013333

The Humanities Culture, Continuity and Change, Book 4: 1600 to 1800

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205013333

  • ISBN10:

    0205013333

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/18/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For an undergraduate introductory level course in the humanities. Humanities narrated in a story-telling approach. The Humanities: Culture, Continuity & Change helps students see context and make connections across the humanities by tying together the entire cultural experience through a narrative storytelling approach. Written around Henry Sayre#x19;s belief that students learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, it captures the voices that have shaped and influenced human thinking and creativity throughout our history.

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, The 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

Preface
Excess, Inquiry, and Restraint: 1600 to 1800
Ch. 21- The Baroque in Italy: The Church and Its Appeal
Ch. 22- The Secular Baroque in the North: the Art of Observation

Ch. 23- The Baroque Court: Absolute Power and Royal Patronage

Ch. 24- The Rise of the Enlightenment in England: The Claims of Reason

Ch. 25- The Rococo and the Enlightenment on the Continent: Privilege and Reason
Ch. 26- The Rights of Man: Revolution and the Neoclassical Style
Index
Photo and Text Credits

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