Synopses & Reviews
REVEL for The Humanities: Culture, Continuity, and Change
, Third Edition helps students to see context and make connections across the humanities, and to enjoy countless “ah-ha” moments as they piece together the cultural history of world. Believing that students learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, author Henry Sayre employs a narrative storytelling approach, deftly conveying multifaceted cultural experiences in a way that students can understand and will remember — throughout the course and beyond.
REVEL™ is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students.
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About the Author
Henry M. Sayre is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Oregon State University-Cascades Campus in Bend, Oregon. He earned his Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Washington. He is producer and creator of the 10-part television series, A World of Art: Works in Progress, aired on PBS in the fall of 1997; and author of seven books, including A World of Art, T he Visual Text of William Carlos Williams, The Object of Performance: The American Avante-Garde since 1970; and an art history book for children, Cave Paintings to Picasso.
Table of Contents
21. The Baroque in Italy: The Church and its Appeal
22. The Secular Baroque in the North: The Art of Observation
23. The Baroque Court: Absolute Power and Royal Patronage
24. The Rise of the Enlightenment in England: The Claims of Reason
25. The Rococo and the Enlightenment on the Continent: Privilege and Reason
26. The Rights of Man: Revolution and the Neoclassical Style
27. The Romantic World View: The Self in Nature and the Nature of Self
28. Industry and the Working Class: A New Realism
29. Defining a Nation: American National Identity and the Challenge of Civil War
30. Global Confrontation and Modern Life: The Quest for Cultural Identity
31. The Promise of Renewal: Hope and Possibility in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe
32. The Course of Empire: Expansion and Conflict in America
33. The Fin de Siècle: Toward the Modern
34. The Era of Invention: Paris and the Modern World
35. The Great War and Its Impact: A Lost Generation and a New Imagination
36. New York, Skyscraper Culture, and the Jazz