EXPERIENCING THE  HUMANITIES

A Web Textbook by Richard Jewell

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         African Potter

Mayan Pyramid

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

NEW June 2020:
"The Humanities during COVID-19 and Other Disasters"

Short Forward: What are the "Humanities"?

CHAPTERS:

INTRODUCTION:
           
     1.  Experiencing the "Humanities"


HUMANITIES DISCIPLINES:
           
     2.  Society and Culture  
(With new section on race, protest, and riot)
     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



COVID-19 AND DISASTER:
             
                    
     7-B.  Society and Disaster (Short)
      Long Version
      7-C. 
A Brief History of Disaster (Short)      Long Version
      7-D. Film, Art, & Books: Experiencing Disaster

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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