Humanities, The: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Volume 2 Reprint (with MyHumanitiesKit Student Access Code Card)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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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

Excess, Inquiry, And Restraint: 1600 to 1800
The Baroque in Italy: Papal Prestige
The Secular Baroque in the North; The Art of Observation
The Baroque Court: Absolute Power and Royal Patronage
The Rise of the Enlightenment in England: The Claims of Reason
The Rococo and the Enlightenment on the Continent: Privilege and Reason
Cross-Cultural Encounter: Exploration and Trade in the Enlightenment
Revolution in America: The Rights of Man:
Neoclassicism and Revolution: A Culture of Change in France
Romanticism, Realism, and Empire in the Nineteenth Century: 1800-1900
The Self in Nature: The Rise of Romanticism
A Darker World: Napoleon and the Romantic Imagination
Industry and the Working Class: A New Realism
Revolution and Civil War: The Conditions of Modern Life
The Rise of Bourgeois Culture: Living the Good Life
The Gilded Age in America: Expansion and Empire
Global Confrontations: The Challenge to Cultural Identity
From Realism to Symbolism: The Fin de Siegrave;cle
Modernism and the GLOBALIZATION OF CULTURES: 1900 to the Present
The Era of Invention: Paris and the Modern World
The Great War and its Impact: A Lost Generation
New York and Skyscraper Culture: City on the Rise
Between the Wars: The Age of Anxiety
World War II and its Aftermath: Devastation and Recovery
The Turbulent rsquo;60s: Decade of Change
The Postmodern Scene: Multiplicity and Diversity
Without Boundaries: The Global Village in the Information Age
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