The Humanistic Tradition Book 2: Medieval Europe And The World Beyond

Paperback | January 29, 2010

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Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind's creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selective and engaging, and helps students better understand the relationship between world cultures. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition examines the political, economic, and social contexts out of which history's most memorable achievements emerged.

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Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind's creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selective...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:11.5 × 8.8 × 0.4 inPublished:January 29, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077346181

ISBN - 13:9780077346188

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Table of Contents

Book Two: Medieval Europe and the World Beyond

8 A Flowering of Faith: Christianity and Buddhism

Looking Ahead

The Background to Christianity

The Rise of Christianity

The Teachings of Paul

The Spread of Christianity

The Rise of Buddhism

The Spread of Buddhism

Looking Back

9 The Language of Faith: Symbolism and the Arts

Looking Ahead

The Christian Identity

The Buddhist Identity

Looking Back

10 The Islamic World: Religion and Culture

Looking Ahead

The Religion of Islam

The Spread of Islam

Islamic Culture

Looking Back

11 Patterns of Medieval Life

Looking Ahead

The Germanic Tribes

Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance

Early Medieval Culture

High Medieval Culture

Looking Back

12 Christianity and the Medieval Mind

Looking Ahead

The Christian Way of Life and Death

The Medieval Church

Looking Back

13 The Medieval Synthesis in the Arts

Looking Ahead

The Romanesque Church

The Gothic Cathedral

Medieval Painting

Medieval Music

Looking Back

14 The World Beyond the West: India, China, and Japan

Looking Ahead

India

China

Japan

Looking Back