Humanities in Western Culture

Humanities in Western Culture


By (author) Robert C. Lamm

Currently unavailable
We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist
OR try AbeBooks who may have this title (opens in new window)

Try AbeBooks
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • Format: Paperback | 640 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 274mm x 25mm | 1,701g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0072835982
  • ISBN 13: 9780072835984
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: Brief revised 4th ed
  • Sales rank: 1,593,006

Product description

Designed 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.

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11

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