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Arts and Culture, Combined Volume / Edition 3

Arts and Culture, Combined Volume / Edition 3

by Janetta Rebold Benton
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Offering an exploration of Western and World civilization's cultural heritage, this book is richly illustrated, beautifully designed and engaging.

Readers move chronologically through major periods and styles–from prehistoric culture to 20th Century America–to gain insight into the achievements and ideas in painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, philosophy, religion, and music.

For arts and cultural coordinators, professionals and enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900132283914
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/14/2007
Series: MyHumanitiesKit Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Prehistoric, Mesopotamian, and  Egyptian Civilizations

Chapter 2- Aegean Culture and Early Greece

Chapter 3- Classical and Hellenistic Greece

Chapter 4- Roman Civilization

Chapter 5- Judaism, Early Christianity, and Byzantine Civilization

Chapter 6- Islamic Civilization

Chapter 7- Indian Civilization

Chapter 8- Early Chinese Civilization

Chapter 9- Early Japanese Civilization

Chapter 10- Early Civilizations of the Americas and Africa

Chapter 11- Early Middle Ages and the Romanesque

Chapter 12- Gothic and Late Middle Ages

Chapter 13- The Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy

Chapter 14- The Renaissance in Northern Europe

Chapter 15- The Baroque Age

Chapter 16- The Eighteenth Century

Chapter 17- Romanticism and Realism

Chapter 18- Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

Chapter 19- Chinese Civilization after the Thirteenth Century

Chapter 20- Japanese Civilization after the Fifteenth Century

Chapter 21- Early Twentieth Century

Chapter 22- Modern Africa and Latin America

Chapter 23- Mid-Twentieth Century and Later

Chapter 24- Diversity in Contemporary Life

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