9780130862648

Humanities Volume I Prehistory To 1600 : Culture, Continuity, and Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130862648

  • ISBN10:

    0130862649

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

The Humanitiesby Henry M. Sayre helps the reader see context and make connections across the humanities by tying together the entire cultural experience through a narrative storytelling approach.

Table of Contents

The Ancient World and the Classical Past: Prehistory to 200 CE
From Forest to Farm: The Rise of Culture
Mesopotamia: Power and Social Order in the Fertile Crescent
The Stability of Ancient Egypt: Flood and Sun
China, India, and Africa: Early Civilizations
Bronze Age Culture in the Aegean World: The Great Traders
The Rise of Greek City-States: War and Victory
Golden Age Athens: The School of Hellas
Rome: Urban Life and Imperial Majesty
Medieval Europe and the Shaping of World Cultures: 200 CE TO 1400
The Late Roman Empire, Judaism, and the Rise of Christianity: Power and Faith
Byzantium: Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire
The Rise and Spread of Islam: A New Religion
Fiefdom and Monastery: The Merging of Germanic and Roman Cultures
The Romanesque Tradition: Pilgrimage and Crusade
The Gothic Style: Faith and Knowledge in an Age of Inquiry
Siena and Florence in the Fourteenth Century: Toward a New Humanism
China, India Japan, Africa, and the Americas before 1400
The Renaissance and the Age of Encounter: 1400 to 1600
Florence and the Early Renaissance: Humanism in Italy
The High Renaissance in Rome: Papal Patronage
The Venetian Renaissance: Palace and Lagoon
The Renaissance in the North: Between Wealth and Want
The Reformation A New Church and the Arts
The Early Counter-Reformation and Mannerism: Restraint and Invention
West Africa, China, and Japan: The Age of Encounter
England in the Tudor Age: ldquo;This Other Edenrdquo;
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