Synopses & Reviews
Throughout REVEL for Discovering the Humanities
, Third Edition, author Henry Sayre employs a storytelling approach that helps students see context and make connections across the humanities. By showing how cultures influence one another, and how ideas are exchanged and evolve over time, REVEL for Discovering the Humanities
helps students understand the cultural interplay that has shaped human thinking and creativity throughout our history.
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
1. The Prehistoric Past and the Earliest Civilizations
2. The Greek World
4. The Flowering of Religion
5. Fiefdom and Monastery, Pilgrimage and Crusade
6. The Gothic and the Rebirth of Naturalism
7. The Renaissance
8. Renaissance and Reformation in the North
9. Encounter and Confrontation
10. The Counter-Reformation and the Baroque
11. Enlightenment and Rococo
12. The Age of Revolution
13. The Working Class and the Bourgeoisie
14. The Modernist World
15. Decades of Change