The Humanistic Tradition Book 3: The European Renaissance, The Reformation, and Global Encounter

Paperback | January 28, 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 selectiv...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:11.4 × 8.8 × 0.3 inPublished:January 28, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077346246

ISBN - 13:9780077346249

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Book 3: The European Renaissance, The Reformation, and Global Encounter

15 Adversity and Challenge: The Fourteenth-Century Transition

Looking Ahead

Europe in Transition

Literature in Transition

Art and Music in Transition

Looking Back

16 Classical Humanism in the Age of the Renaissance

Looking Ahead

Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance

Classical Humanism

Renaissance Women

Machiavelli

Looking Back

17 Renaissance Artists: Disciples of Nature, Masters of Invention

Looking Ahead

Renaissance Art and Patronage

The Early Renaissance

The High Renaissance

The Music of the Renaissance

Looking Back

18 Cross-Cultural Encounters: Asia, Africa, and the Americas

Looking Ahead

Global Travel and Trade

The African Cultural Heritage

The Arts of Africa

Cross-Cultural Encounter

The Americas

Early Empires in the Americas

Cross-Cultural Encounter

Looking Back

19 Protest and Reform: The Waning of the Old Order

Looking Ahead

The Temper of Reform

The Protestant Reformation

Northern Renaissance Art

Sixteenth-Century Literature

Shakespeare

Looking Back