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The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, Volume II, 3rd Edition

By Henry M. Sayre

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 8, 2014

Description

See context and make connections across the humanities.

 

The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, now in a third edition, has become, in a very short period of time, the best selling Introduction to Humanities text on the market. With its message of “see context and make connections across the humanities,” students enjoy countless “ah-ha” moments as they piece together the cultural history of world.  Believing that students learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, author Henry Sayre employs a narrative storytelling approach to the humanities, deftly conveying multifaceted cultural experiences in a way that students can understand and will remember–throughout the course and beyond.

 

This third edition helps instructors and students by connecting the learning objectives in each chapter with MyArtsLab, an online learning program which brings the arts to life. Key learning tools within MyArtsLab include new listening guides for the musical selections, new Closer Look tours for every chapter entitled “Continuing Presence of the Past”, architectural panoramas and simulations to help students visualize key monuments and how they were built, and more!

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It:

  • Personalizes Learning with MyArtsLab: The new MyArtsLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning.
  • Makes Connections and Shows Relevance: New Continuing Presence of the Past features help students to understand how cultural artifacts of the past have informed present works of art and culture.
  • Emphasizes Critical Thinking: Chapter opening and ending questions encourage students to focus and think critically about the issues to come.
  • Focuses on Contemporary Findings: The new third edition has been updated to reflect the latest research from around the globe.

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyArtsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyArtsLab search for ISBN-10: 0205978215 / ISBN-13: 9780205978212. This package includes: 0205983243 / 9780205983247 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, Volume II and

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Table of Contents

In this Section:

I) Brief Table of Contents

II) Detailed Table of Contents

 


I) Brief Table of Contents

 

PART FOUR

Chapter 21. The Baroque in Italy: The Church and its Appeal

Chapter 22. The Secular Baroque in the North: The Art of Observation

Chapter 23. The Baroque Court: Absolute Power and Royal Patronage

Chapter 24. The Rise of the Enlightenment in England: The Claims of Reason

Chapter 25.  The Rococo and the Enlightenment on the Continent : Privilege and Reason

Chapter 26.  The Rights of Man: Revolution and the Neoclassical Style

 

PART FIVE

Chapter 27. The Romantic World View: The Self in Nature and the Nature of Self

Chapter 28. Industry and the Working Class: A new Realism

Chapter 29. Defining a Nation: American National Identity and the Challenge of Civil War

Chapter 30. Global Confrontation and Modern Life: The Quest for Cultural Identity

Chapter 31. The Promise of Renewal: Hope and Possibility in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe

Chapter 32. The Course of Empire: Expansion and Conflict in America

Chapter 33. The Fin de Siècle: Toward the Modern

 

PART SIX

Chapter 34. The Era of Invention: Paris and the Modern World

Chapter 35. The Great War and Its Impact: A lost Generation and A New Imagination

Chapter 36. New York, Skyscraper Culture, and the Jazz Age: Making it New

Chapter 37. The Age of Anxiety: Fascism and Depression, Holocaust and Bomb

Chapter 38. After the War: Existential Doubt, Artistic Triumph, and the Culture of Consumption

Chapter 39. Multiplicity and Diversity: Cultures of Liberation and Identity in the 1960s and 1970s

Chapter 40. Without Boundaries: Multiple Meanings in a Postmodern World 

  


 

II) Detailed Table of Contents

 

PART FOUR

Excess, Inquiry, and Restraint, 1600-1800

 

Chapter 21. The Baroque in Italy: The Church and its Appeal

Baroque Style and the Counter-Reformation  

The Drama of Painting: Caravaggio and the Caravaggisti  

Venice and Baroque Music  

 

Chapter 22. The Secular Baroque in the North: The Art of Observation

Calvinist Amsterdam: City of Contradictions  

The Science of Observation 

Dutch Vernacular Painting: Art of the Familiar  

The Baroque Keyboard 

 

Chapter 23. The Baroque Court: Absolute Power and Royal Patronage

Absolutism and the Arts: Louis XIV and the French Court  

The Art and Politics of the English Court  

The Arts of the Spanish Court  

The Baroque in the Americas

 

Chapter 24. The Rise of the Enlightenment in England: The Claims of Reason

The New London: Absolutism Versus Enlightenment  

The English Enlightenment  

Literacy and the New Print Culture  

Exploration in the Enlightenment  

 

Chapter 25.  The Rococo and the Enlightenment on the Continent : Privilege and Reason

The Rococo  

The Philosophes   

Rococo and Classical Music  

China and Europe: Cross-Cultural Contact  

 

Chapter 26.  The Rights of Man: Revolution and the Neoclassical Style

The American and French Revolutions  

The Rights of Woman  

The Neoclassical Spirit  

Napoleon and Neoclassical Paris  

The Issue of Slavery 

 

PART FIVE

Romanticism, Realism, and Empire

 

Chapter 27. The Romantic World View: The Self in Nature and the Nature of Self

The Romantic Imagination  

Romanticism’s Darker Realities  

Goya’s Tragic Vision  

Beethoven and the Rise of Romantic Music

 

Chapter 28. Industry and the Working Class: A new Realism

The Industrial City: Conditions in London  

Reformists Respond: Utopian Socialism, Medievalism, and Christian Reform  

Literary Realism  

French Painting: The Dialogue between Idealism and Realism  

Photography: Realism’s Pencil of Light

 

Chapter 29. Defining a Nation: American National Identity and the Challenge of Civil War

American Landscape: The Cultivated and the Sublime  

Transcendentalism and the American Romantics  

The Abolitionist Movement  

The Civil War 

 

Chapter 30. Global Confrontation and Modern Life: The Quest for Cultural Identity

The Revolutions of 1848  

Paris in the 1850s and 1860s  

Empire and the Colonial Aspirations of the West 

 

Chapter 31. The Promise of Renewal: Hope and Possibility in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe

French Impressionism  

Russian Realism and the Quest for the Russian Soul  

Britain and the Design of Social Reform  

 

Chapter 32. The Course of Empire: Expansion and Conflict in America

The Native American in Myth and Reality  

Walt Whitman’s America  

The American Abroad  

Chicago and the Columbian Exposition of 1893  

 

Chapter 33. The Fin de Siècle: Toward the Modern

The Paris Exposition of 1889  

The Fin de Siècle: From Naturalism to Symbolism  

Post-Impressionist Painting  

Toward the Modern  

Africa and Empire 

 

PART SIX

Modernism and the Globalization of Cultures: 1900 to the Present

 

Chapter 34. The Era of Invention: Paris and the Modern World

Pablo Picasso’s Paris: At the Heart of the Modern  

The Expressionist Movement: Modernism in Germany and Austria  

Early Twentieth-Century Literature  1134

The Origins of Cinema

 

Chapter 35. The Great War and Its Impact: A lost Generation and A New Imagination

Trench Warfare and the Literary Imagination  

Escape from Despair: Dada in the Capitals  

Russia: Art and Revolution  

Freud, Jung, and the Art of the Unconscious  

Experimentation and the Literary Life: The Stream-of-Consciousness Novel

 

Chapter 36. New York, Skyscraper Culture, and the Jazz Age: Making it New

The Harlem Renaissance

Skyscraper and Machine: Architecture in New York  

Making It New: The Art of Place  

The Golden Age of Silent Film 

 

Chapter 37. The Age of Anxiety: Fascism and Depression, Holocaust and Bomb

The Glitter and Angst of Berlin  

The Rise of Fascism  

Revolution in Mexico  

The Great Depression in America  

Cinema: The Talkies and Color  

World War II

 

Chapter 38. After the War: Existential Doubt, Artistic Triumph, and the Culture of Consumption

Europe after the War: The Existential Quest  

America after the War: Triumph and Doubt  

The Beat Generation and the Art of Inclusiveness  

Pop Art  

Minimalism in Art

 

Chapter 39. Multiplicity and Diversity: Cultures of Liberation and Identity in the 1960s and 1970s

Black Identity  

The Vietnam War: Rebellion and the Arts  

High and Low: The Example of Music  

The Birth of the Feminist Era  

Questions of Male Identity 

 

Chapter 40. Without Boundaries: Multiple Meanings in a Postmodern World

Postmodern Architecture: Complexity, Contradiction, and Globalization  

Pluralism and Postmodern Theory  

Pluralism and Diversity in the Arts 

 

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