Chronologically organized, The Western Humanities presents the cultural achievements of western civilizationart, music, history, literature, theater, film and the other artswithin their historical context. By examining the historical and material conditions that influenced the form and content of the arts and literature, the authors provide students a deeper understanding of the meaning of cultural works and a broader basis for appreciating the humanities. Hundreds of illustrations appear throughout the text, "Slices of ...

The Western Humanities Volume 1 2010, McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780077338442

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