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Humanities @ Collins Library
This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for Puget Sound students taking courses in the Humanities. The focus of this guide is mostly on interdisciplinary research in the humanities; you also may wish to consult the subject guides for specific disciplines within the humanities (Art, Literature, Music, History, Philosophy, Religion, Theatre).
- Getting Started leads you to suggested background sources for an overview of your topic.
- Primary Sources include examples of original, uninterpreted sources.
- Books and More highlight current books, Puget Sound WorldCat, and search strategies.
- Articles focuses on the selection of appropriate databases for locating secondary, scholarly sources.
- Writing & Citing provide information about style manuals and citation management tools.
Arts and Humanities through the Eras by
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Publication Date: 2005
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this five-volume set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume. Nine chapters follow, covering the major branches of the humanities: architecture and design, dance, fashion, literature, music, philosophy, religion, theater and visual arts. Chapters end with significant primary documents from the period.
Volume 1: Ancient Egypt (2675 B.C.E.-332 B.C.E.)
Volume 2: Ancient Greece and Rome (1200 B.C.E.-476 C.E.)
Volume 3: Medieval Europe (814-1450)
Volume 4: Renaissance Europe (1300-1600)
Volume 5: The age of Baroque and Enlightenment (1600-1800)