The Humanities in Western Culture: v. 1: A Search for Human Values

The Humanities in Western Culture: v. 1: A Search for Human Values

Paperback Humanities in Western Culture

By (author) Robert C. Lamm, By (author) Etc.

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  • Publisher: Brown (William C.) Co ,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 496 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 277mm x 25mm | 1,610g
  • Publication date: 1 October 1995
  • Publication City/Country: Dubuque, IA
  • ISBN 10: 0697254275
  • ISBN 13: 9780697254276
  • Edition: 10, Revised
  • Edition statement: 10th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 700 illustrations, 40 colour maps

Product description

These two beautifully illustrated chronological volumes introduce your students to the arts of literature, sculpture, painting, architecture, music, photography, and film, and the philosophical ideas permeating ancient through modern civilizations. Packaged with supplemental "Student Study Guides" and audio cassettes to accompany each volume, this set provides an excellent all-in-one introduction to the humanities.

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Table of contents

Volume 1. Prehistory Middle Ages 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