The Humanities: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Book 5

The Humanities: Culture, Continuity, and Change, Book 5


By (author) Henry M. Sayre

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  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 276mm x 13mm | 789g
  • Publication date: 15 November 2007
  • ISBN 10: 0130862681
  • ISBN 13: 9780130862686
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, maps

Product description

For two semester/quarter courses on Introduction to the Humanities or Cultural Studies. The Humanities by Henry M. Sayre helps students see context and make connections across the humanities by tying together the entire cultural experience through a narrative storytelling approach. Henry Sayre took the introduction to the humanities course as a sophomore and was inspired to devote his life to the study of the humanities. He has always wanted to write a book that passes along the important and compelling stories of the humanities. Henry believes that students learn best by remembering stories, not by memorizing facts. What makes The Humanities special is that it tells the stories and captures the voices that have shaped and influenced human thinking and creativity. Please visit for more information and to view a video from author Henry Sayre, take a tour of a chapter from the book and see a demo of the Prentice Hall Digital Arts Library.

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Table of contents

BOOK 5: Romanticism, Realism, and Empire in the Nineteenth Century: 1800-1900 Chapter 33 The Self in Nature: The Rise of Romanticism Chapter 34 A Darker World: Napoleon and the Romantic Imagination Chapter 35 Industry and the Working Class: A New Realism Chapter 36 Revolution and Civil War: The Conditions of Modern Life Chapter 37 The Rise of Bourgeois Culture: Living the Good Life Chapter 38 The Gilded Age in America: Expansion and Empire Chapter 39 Global Confrontations: The Challenge to Cultural Identity Chapter 40 From Realism to Symbolism: The Fin de Siecle