Explore common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the bookas global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.This statue of David, cut from an 18-foot-high block of marble, exalts the beauty of the human body and is a fitting symbol of the Italian ... This marked the shift to the High Renaissance, which was dominated by the work of three artistic giants, Leonardo da Vinci ... Michelangelo, an accomplished painter, sculptor, and architect, was fiercely driven by a desire to create, and he worked with ... form as a reflection of divine beauty; the more beautiful the body, the more God-like the figure.
|Title||:||The Essential World History, Volume I: To 1800|
|Author||:||William J. Duiker, Jackson Spielvogel|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2013-01-08|