Adventures in the Human Spirit

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Exceptionally reader-friendly, extensively illustrated, and engagingly thought-provoking, this one-volume historical survey of the humanities is accessible -- and inviting -- to readers with little background in the arts and humanities.

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Accessible to students with little background in the arts and humanities, Adventures in the Human Spirit is a highly illustrated historical survey of Western civilization, carefully balanced among the major arts, philosophy, and religion, and focused on selected principal events, styles, movements, and figures including women artists. It provides a wealth of pedagogical features designed to encourage critical thinking, support writing in the discipline, and provoke discussion of topics in the humanities.

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Book will chronologically present art, music and literature within a backdrop of history of ideas throughout. The book will have features such as; Key questions for critical thinking at the beginning of each chapter, views of daily life throughout history incuding women and multicultural artists, a primer to the arts (introduction), writing ideas and talk about art sections to encourage open-ended discussion.

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