Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities (8th by Lawrence S. Cunningham, Lois Fichner-Rathus, John J. Reich

By Lawrence S. Cunningham, Lois Fichner-Rathus, John J. Reich

Tradition AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE WESTERN HUMANITIES takes you on a desirable journey of a few of the world's most vital examples of paintings, song, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of civilization to this day. New good points within the 8th version are designed to make it effortless that you should comprehend the impact of historic occasions and values at the works produced via every one culture--guided discussions of all the readings, bankruptcy previews, timelines, "Compare and Contrast" sections, "Big Picture" reports on the finish of every bankruptcy, and top of the range photos with transparent captions.

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After you have heard the piece, ask yourself these questions: Which characteristics of the music indicated the period of its composition? Were they due to the forces employed (voices or instruments)? How was the piece constructed? Did the composer make use of repetition? Was there a change of mood, and if so, did the original mood return at the end? What kind of melody was used? Was it continuous or did it divide into a series of shorter phrases? If a text was involved, how did the music relate to the words?

10,000 bce; the Old Stone Age), Mesolithic (ca. 10,000–ca. 5500 bce; the Middle Stone Age), and Neolithic (ca. 5500– ca. 2500 bce; the New Stone Age). Archaeological finds from the Stone Age include cave paintings; relief carvings; figurines of stone, ivory, and bone; and musical instruments. The first works of art feature animals and abstract representations of the human figure. The earliest humans found shelter in nature’s protective cocoons—the mouth of a yawning cave, the underside of a rocky ledge, the dense canopy of an overspreading tree.

The restored skulls of Jericho were distinguished by individual characteristics, suggesting that they were connected to ancestor worship. 7 Stone tower built into the wall of the settlement, ca.  The defensive walls of the Neolithic city of Jericho were constructed of stone without mortar. Age, which lasted from around 3000 bce to the introduction of iron around 1000 bce. In some places, writing appeared. People began to move into towns and cities, and significant architectural monuments were erected.

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