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    DescriptionDesigned to for a one-semester Western humanities course, this concise text offers a lavishly produced art program and abridged literary selections. The revised fourth edition has been updated throughout, and now includes a unit on the twenty-first century.


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    Humanities in Western Culture
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert C. Lamm
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 640
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,701 g
    ISBN 13: 9780072835984
    ISBN 10: 0072835982

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000, SOC011000
    Ingram Subject Code: T1
    Libri: I-T1
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 909/.09821
    DC21: 909.09812
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: CB245 .L33 2003
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 909.09812
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CB245.L33
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: NH
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    Brief revised 4th ed
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw Hill Higher Education
    Publication date
    01 October 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    CONTENTS Unit 1: Ancient River-Valley Civilizations 1 Prehistory and Mesopotamia 2 Egypt Unit 2: Greece: Birthplace of Western Civilization 3 The Aegean Heritage 4 Early Greece: Preparation for the Good Life 5 Hellenic Athens: The Fulfillment of the Good Life 6 Greece: From Hellenic to Hellenistic World 7 The Greek Arts Unit 3: Rome: The International Culture 8 A Thousand Years of Rome 9 Roman Art and Architecture: The Arts of Megalopolis Unit 4: Judaism and Christianity 10 The Star and the Cross 11 The Beginnings of Christian Art Unit 5: The Age of Faith 12 Building Medieval Walls 13 The Late Middle Ages: Expansion and Synthesis 14 The Medieval Synthesis in Art 15 Medieval Music: Sacred and Secular Unit 6: The Renaissance, 1350-1600 16 New Ideas and Discoveries Result from a New Way of Looking at the World 17 Renaissance Art: A New Golden Age 18 Renaissance Music: Court and Church 19 Shadow and Substance: Literary Insights into the Renaissance Unit 7: The Early Modern World, 1600-1789 20 Science, Reason, and Absolutism 21 Art: Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassic 22 Music: Baroque, Rococo, and Classical Unit 8: the Middle Modern World, 1789-1914 23 Revolution, Romanticism, Realism 24 Romanticism in Music 25 Nineteenth-Century Art: Conflict and Diversity Unit 9: The Twentieth Century 26 Things Fall Apart: The Center Cannot Hold 27 Ideas and Conflicts that Motivate the Twentieth Century 28 Art in the Twentieth Century: Shock Waves and Reactions 29 Music in the Twentieth Century 30 Twentieth-Century Literature Unit 10: Into the Twenty-First Century 31 Crossing Borders: Historical Overview, 1990-2003 32 Art in the Twenty-First Century 33 Music in the Twenty-First Century 34 Literature for the New Century Appendices