We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, workbooks).
Discovering the Humanities
by:Henry M. Sayre
Discovering the Humanities does not only offer an excellent discussion of the humanities, but also helps students develop a deep appreciation for the subject by allowing them to see the big picture and how humanities affects daily life. Author Henry M. Sayre effectively presents compelling and important stories that tie in with the classical theories,...
Discovering the Humanities does not only offer an excellent discussion of the humanities, but also helps students develop a deep appreciation for the subject by allowing them to see the big picture and how humanities affects daily life. Author Henry M. Sayre effectively presents compelling and important stories that tie in with the classical theories, believing that stories (instead of just memorization of facts) help in retention and learning. He discusses the prehistoric past and the river cultures of the ancient world and the beginnings of culture, the Greek world and the classical tradition, Rome and urban life and imperial majesty, the flowering of religion and the faith and the power of belief in the early first millennium, the early medieval world and fiefdom, monastery, and Romanesque periods, and the gothic and the rebirth of naturalism and the civic and religious life in an age of inquiry. The book covers the renaissance in Florence, Rome, and Venice, renaissance and reformation in the north, the age of encounter in West Africa, the Americas, China, and Japan. It likewise discusses counter-reformation, the Baroque period, emotion inquiry, and absolute power, and the age of revolution (from Neoclassicism to Romanticism). A focus on the working class and the bourgeoisie plus the conditions of modern life, the modernist world and the arts in an age of global confrontation, and the decades of change and the plural self in a global world are also offered. Discovering the Humanities (ISBN 9780205672301) provides a wealth of readings, from the works of Sappho to the modern Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. Henry M. Sayre has created a balance of narratives and interesting classical and modern readings. This textbook is widely available from rentals and shops and is widely recommended for introductory humanity courses.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.