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MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Cunningham/Reich/Fichner-Rathus' Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I, 8th Edition

  • Lawrence S. Cunningham University of Notre Dame
  • John J. Reich Visiting Professor, Syracuse University in Florence, Italy
  • Lois Fichner-Rathus College of New Jersey
  • ISBN-10: 1285864123  |  ISBN-13: 9781285864129
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00
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MindTap® Art & Humanities for Cunningham/Reich/Fichner-Rathus' Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Designed for the one- or two-semester general humanities course at the freshman and sophomore level, MindTap for Culture and Values introduces students to art, music, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of world civilization to today. New co-author Lois Fichner-Rathus adds a unique conversational style and features that encourage critical thinking.

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  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements, student engagement will increase leading to better student outcomes.
  • Track students' use, activities and comprehension in real-time, which provides opportunities for early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.
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THE ARTS: AN INTRODUCTION.
1. Beginnings.
2. The Rise of Greece.
3. Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period.
4. Rome.
5. Ancient Civilizations of India and China.
6. The Rise of the Biblical Tradition.
7. Early Christianity: Ravenna and Byzantium.
8. Islam.
9. The Rise of Medieval Culture.
10. The High Middle Ages.
11. The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition.
12. The Renaissance in the Fifteenth Century.
13. The High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy.
14. The High Renaissance in the North.
15. The Seventeenth Century: The Baroque Era.
16. The Eighteenth Century.
17. Romanticism, Realism, and Photography.
18. Toward the Modern Era: 1870-1914.
19. India, China, and Japan: From Medieval to Modern Times.
20. Africa.
21. The World at War.
22. The Contemporary Contour.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285864115  | ISBN-13: 9781285864112

    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50

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    ISBN-10:  1305792564  | ISBN-13:  9781305792562

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Bundle: Text, Vol I + MindTap® Art & Humanities Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 130536127X  | ISBN-13: 9781305361270

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This Bundle Includes:

  • Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I
    List Price = $196.95  | CengageBrain Price = $196.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.75
  • MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card for Cunningham/Reich/Fichner-Rathus' Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I
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ePack: Culture and Values, Volume 1, Loose-leaf Version, 8th + MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305792564  | ISBN-13:  9781305792562

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Culture and Values, Volume I, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $182.95  | CengageBrain Price = $182.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.25
  • MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Cunningham/Reich/Fichner-Rathus' Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


Bundle: Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities, Loose-leaf Version, 8th + MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305925076  | ISBN-13:  9781305925076

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This Bundle Includes:

  • Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $182.95  | CengageBrain Price = $182.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.25
  • MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card for Cunningham/Reich/Fichner-Rathus' Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50


ePack: Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities, Loose-leaf Version, 8th + MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305925084 | ISBN-13:  9781305925083

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $182.95  | CengageBrain Price = $182.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.25
  • MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Cunningham/Reich/Fichner-Rathus' Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


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This access code will provide your students with seamless access to their MindTap™ Art and Humanities resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00

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LMS Integrated for MindTap® Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305391357 | ISBN-13: 9781305391352)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap™ Art and Humanities resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lawrence S. Cunningham

Lawrence S. Cunningham is John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology (Emeritus) at the University of Notre Dame. The author or editor of over 25 books and hundreds of essays and reviews, his books reflect his interest in the history of Christian spirituality, hagiography, the intersection of theology and culture, as well as the relationship of contemplation and action. Professor Cunningham is the recipient of three honorary doctorates and the winner of Notre Dame's Presidential Award for service to academy and church (2002) and the Christus Magister award from the University of Portland in 2011 for distinguished scholarship and teaching. He has served as a visiting lecturer in this country and in Europe, Asia, and South Africa.

John J. Reich

A native of England, John J. Reich was trained as a classical archaeologist and did both his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Manchester. He is an authority on Minoan civilization, pre-Roman Italy, and music. Professor Reich is associated with the Syracuse University study program in Florence, Italy. He lectures frequently in Europe and the United States on history, art, and the humanities and is the author of many scholarly articles and several books, including ITALY BEFORE ROME (1979).

Lois Fichner-Rathus

Lois Fichner-Rathus is professor of art in the Department of Art and Art History of The College of New Jersey. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include contemporary art, feminist art history and criticism, and modern art and architecture, as well as the theory and foundations of art and design. Dr. Fichner-Rathus is also the author of the Cengage Learning textbooks UNDERSTANDING ART and FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN. She teaches study-abroad programs in Paris, Rome, Spain, and Cuba and resides in New York.

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