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Culture & values : a survey of the humanities

Author: Lawrence Cunningham; John J Reich; Lois Fichner-Rathus
Publisher: Australia : Wadsworth, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eigth edition, international editionView all editions and formats
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CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE WESTERN HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most significant examples of art, music, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of civilization to today. New features in the eighth edition are designed to make it easy for you to understand the influence of historical events and values on the works produced by each culture--guided discussions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Cunningham; John J Reich; Lois Fichner-Rathus
ISBN: 9781133951223 1133951228
OCLC Number: 874114165
Description: xxxvii, 938 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 28 cm
Contents: The Arts: An Introduction ---
1. Beginnings ---
2. The Rise of Greece ---
3. Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period ---
4. Rome ---
5. Ancient Civilizations of India and China ---
6. The Rise of the Biblical Tradition ---
7. Early Christianity: Ravenna and Byzantium ---
8. Islam ---
9. The Rise of Medieval Culture ---
10. The High Middle Ages ---
11. The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition ---
12. The Renaissance in the Fifteenth Century ---
13. The High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy.
Other Titles: Culture and values
Responsibility: Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus.

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Introduces students to art, music, philosophy, and literature in a new and exciting format, from the beginnings of civilization to the contemporary world, with more coverage of photography, film,  Read more...

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