Exploring the Humanities, Combined Creativity and Culture in the West
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Description: Introduction to the Humanities,Combined Editionprovides a comprehensive, color and illustration-filled compilation of the history of civilization.Volume Oneencompasses the development of art, culture, society, architecture and religion beginning with prehistory and the ancient Near East and progressing through the Renaissance periods.Volume Twoexamines humanity and its components from the reformation and reform in sixteenth-century Europe through to present day society. The volumes provide extensive social and cultural background material reinforced with fascinating information on key persons, events, ideas and inventions of the time period to provides readers with a lsquo;you are therersquo; experience. Cross-Cultural Influence features highlight influences exchanged between different cultures to give readers a look at contact and artistic exchanges between cultures. Thematic Parallels sections compare universal themes over different time periods and in different places across the world, providing readers with an extensive and fascinating look at humanity through the ages.Introduction to the Humanities,Combined Editionexamines the following time periods: prehistory; the ancient near east; ancient Egypt; the Aegean world; the emergence of historical Greece; ancient Greececlassical to Hellenistic; ancient Rome; pagan cults, Judaism, and the rise of Christianity; the Byzantine Empire and the development of Islam; the early Middle Ages and the development of Romanesque; the development and expansion of gothic; the transition from gothic to early renaissance; the early renaissance in Italy and northern Europe and the high renaissance in Italy and early mannerism; the reformation and reform in sixteenth-century Europe; Absolutism and Baroque; from enlightenment to revolution in the 18th century; the early nineteenth century and the romantic movement; nineteenth-century realism; industry, and social change; the late nineteenth century; turn of the century to World War I; World War I through World War II; 1945 to 1989 - the cold war to deacute;tente; and after 1989.nbsp;For those interested in a comprehensive view of humanities throughout the ages.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $124.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/27/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.98" long x 0.53" tall
|Key Topics Introduction Society and Culture: The Dating System Used in this Text Time Chart|
|Human Origins: From Myth to Science|
|Darwin and the Theory of Evolution|
|The Nature of Prehistory|
|Society and Culture: The Study of Human Prehistory|
|Society and Culture: Dating Prehistory|
|Society and Culture: Major Periods of Human Evolution|
|Defining Moment: Bipedalism|
|Society and Culture: Important Developmental Steps in Early Human History|
|What Makes Us Human|
|The Upper (Late) Paleolithic Era in Western Europe:c. 45,000-c. 10,000/8000 B.C|
|Mesolithic to Neolithic in Western Europe:c. 10,000/8000-6000/4000 B.C|
|The Neolithic Era:c. 6000/4000-c. 1500 B.C|
|Thematic Parallels: Shamanism in Non-Western Imagery|
|Shamanistic Imagery in Africa|
|The Anishnabe Drum|
|Key Terms Key Questions Suggested Reading Suggested Films|