EXPERIENCING THE  HUMANITIES

A Web Textbook by Richard Jewell

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

NEW as of May 1, 2020:
(1) New chapter
"7-B. Society and Disaster," (2) a "Short Forward," (3) more pictures

Short Forward

CHAPTERS:

INTRODUCTION:
      
     1.  Experiencing the "Humanities"


HUMANITIES DISCIPLINES:
     2.  Society and Culture
     3.  History and Its Ideas
     4.  Mythology: Stories of Who We Are
     5.  Philosophy and Basic Beliefs
     6.  Religions of the World


CURRENTS IN THE HUMANITIES:
                    
 
   7-A.  The Rise of Enlightened Reason

     7-B.  Society and Disaster
(New)
      7-C.  A Brief History of Disasters
(Coming Aug. 1)
      7-D.  Film, Art, & Readings on Disaster (Coming Aug. 1)

THE ARTS:
     8.  All the Arts Equal Beauty
     9.  Elements of the Arts
   10.  The Visual Arts: Feast for the Eyes
   11.  The Performing Arts: Stories That Move
   12.  Music: The Universal Language
   13.  The Sculptural Arts: Frozen Dance
(previous Ch. 12)
   14.  Literature: The Language Art
(prev. Ch. 13)
   15.  The Future of the Arts
(prev. Ch. 14)

CONCLUSION:  
          
   16. Linking the Humanities
 (prev. Ch. 15)

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