The Western Humanities
Organized chronologically, this is the second of two volumes which provide an introduction to the Western humanities - art, music, philosophy, literature and drama. The book covers the period from the early Renaissance, and the full work is also available in a single-volume edition.
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KEY CULTURAL TERMS
A Quest for Eternal Cultural Values 25 of Form
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