The Humanities Culture, Continuity and Change, Book 3: 1400 to 1600

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/28/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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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

The Renaissance and the Age of Encounter: 1400 to 1600
Ch. 14- Florence and the Early Renaissance: Humanism in Italy
Ch. 15- The High Renaissance in Rome and Venice: Papal Patronage
Ch. 16- The Renaissance in the North: Between Wealth and Want
Ch. 17- The Reformation: A New Church and the Arts
Ch. 18- Encounter and Confrontation: The Impact of Increasing Global Interaction
Ch. 19- England in the Tudor Age: "This Other Eden"
Ch. 20- The Early Counter-Reformation and Mannerism: Restraint and Invention
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