Culture and Values A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I (Chapters 1-11 with readings, CueCat Version)

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2001-08-01
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CULTURE AND VALUES, Fifth Edition continues to combine balanced coverage of literature, art, music, and philosophy with sociological insight into the daily life of the characters in the unfolding drama of Western civilization. Available in two volumes, or as an alternate single volume without readings, this text remains the most readable and reliable textbook for college and university students in the integrated humanities.

Table of Contents

The Beginnings Of Civilizationp. 1
The Earliest People and Their Artp. 3
Aegean Culture in the Bronze Agep. 18
Summaryp. 27
Pronunciation Guidep. 28
Exercisesp. 29
Further Readingp. 29
Additional Web Referencesp. 29
Reading Selections
Early Greecep. 33
Homer and the Heroic Agep. 35
Art and Society in Early Greecep. 39
The Age of Colonizationp. 41
The Visual Arts at Corinth and Athensp. 42
The Beginnings of Greek Sculpturep. 43
Architecture: The Doric and Ionic Ordersp. 46
Music and Dance in Early Greecep. 49
Early Greek Literature and Philosophyp. 51
Summaryp. 54
Pronunciation Guidep. 54
Exercisesp. 55
Further Readingp. 55
Online Chapter Linksp. 55
Reading Selections
Classical Greece And The Hellenistic Periodp. 69
The Classical Idealp. 71
Drama and Philosophy in Classical Greecep. 74
Greek Music in the Classical Periodp. 81
The Visual Arts in Classical Greecep. 82
The Visual Arts in the Fourth Century B.C.p. 90
The Hellenistic Periodp. 92
Summaryp. 97
Pronunciation Guidep. 98
Exercisesp. 98
Further Readingp. 98
Online Chapter Linksp. 99
Reading Selections
The Roman Legacyp. 125
The Importance of Romep. 127
The Etruscans and Their Artp. 129
Republican Rome (509-31 B.C.)p. 130
Imperial Rome (31 B.C.-A.D. 476)p. 137
The End of the Roman Empirep. 151
Summaryp. 154
Pronunciation Guidep. 155
Exercisesp. 156
Further Readingp. 156
Online Chapter Linksp. 156
Reading Selections
Ancient Civilizations Of India And Chinap. 173
Indian Civilizationp. 175
The Aryansp. 175
Hindu and Buddhist Artp. 179
The Gupta Empire and Its Aftermathp. 180
The Origins of Civilization in Chinap. 183
The Unification of China: The Ch'in, Han, and T'ang Dynastiesp. 185
Summaryp. 188
Pronunciation Guidep. 190
Exercisesp. 190
Further Readingp. 191
Online Chapter Linksp. 191
Reading Selections
Jerusalem And Early Christianityp. 201
Judaism and Early Christianityp. 203
Summaryp. 215
Pronunciation Guidep. 216
Exercisesp. 216
Further Readingp. 216
Online Chapter Linksp. 216
Reading Selections
Byzantiump. 233
The Decline of Romep. 235
The Ascendancy of Byzantiump. 237
Ravennap. 240
The Persistence of Byzantine Culturep. 252
Summaryp. 254
Pronunciation Guidep. 254
Exercisesp. 254
Further Readingp. 254
Online Chapter Linksp. 255
Reading Selections
Islamp. 265
Muhammad and the Birth of Islamp. 267
The Culture of Islam and the Westp. 276
Summaryp. 278
Pronunciation Guidep. 278
Exercisesp. 279
Further Readingp. 279
Online Chapter Linksp. 279
Reading Selections
Charlemagne And The Rise Of Medieval Culturep. 291
Charlemagne as Ruler and Diplomatp. 293
Learning in the Time of Charlemagnep. 295
Benedictine Monasticismp. 296
Monasticism and Gregorian Chantp. 298
Liturgical Music and the Rise of Dramap. 300
The Morality Play: Everymanp. 301
The Legend of Charlemagne: Song of Rolandp. 302
The Visual Artsp. 303
Charlemagne's Palace at Aachenp. 305
Summaryp. 312
Pronunciation Guidep. 313
Exercisesp. 313
Further Readingp. 313
Online Chapter Linksp. 313
Reading Selections
High Middle Ages: The Search For Synthesisp. 341
The Significance of Parisp. 343
The Gothic Stylep. 343
Scholasticismp. 355
Dante's Divine Comedyp. 363
Summaryp. 366
Pronunciation Guidep. 366
Exercisesp. 366
Further Readingp. 367
Online Chapter Linksp. 367
Reading Selections
The Fourteenth Century: A Time Of Transitionp. 395
Calamity, Decay, and Violencep. 397
Literature in Italy, England, and Francep. 399
Art in Italyp. 403
Art in Northern Europep. 410
Late Gothic Architecturep. 414
Music: Ars Novap. 416
Summaryp. 420
Pronunciation Guidep. 420
Exercisesp. 420
Further Readingp. 421
Online Chapter Linksp. 421
Reading Selections
Glossaryp. 441
Indexp. 451
Photo Creditsp. 467
Literary Creditsp. 469
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