While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Humanity books.
- Landmarks in Humanities (2016)
- Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2017)
- The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, Volume 1 (3rd Edition) (2014)
- Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century, Second Edition (2012)
- A Beginner’s Guide to the Humanities (3rd Edition) (2009)
- Discovering the Humanities (3rd Edition) (2015)
- The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities (2014)
- Medical Humanities: An Introduction (2014)
- Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2014)
- Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity (2018)
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Landmarks in Humanities (2016)
Landmarks in Humanities is a single-volume survey of global culture designed to help students of humanities, cultural history, and history of the arts to understand and appreciate the relevance of historical works and ideas to their own daily lives.
Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2017)
Using engaging stories and clear writing, HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Eleventh Edition, introduces cultural anthropology within a solid framework centered on globalization and culture change.
The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, Volume 1 (3rd Edition) (2014)
See context and make connections across the humanities. The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, now in a third edition, has become, in a very short period of time, the best selling Introduction to Humanities text on the market. With its message of “see context and make connections across the humanities,” students enjoy countless “ah-ha” moments as they piece together the cultural history of world.
Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century, Second Edition (2012)
Renowned moral philosopher Jonathan Glover confronts the brutal history of the twentieth century to unravel the mystery of why so many atrocities occurred. In a new preface, Glover brings the book through the post-September 11 era and into our own time—and asks whether humankind can “weaken the grip war has on us.”Praise for the first edition:“It is hard to imagine a more important book.
A Beginner’s Guide to the Humanities (3rd Edition) (2009)
This practical beginner's guide to appreciating and experiencing culture provides a handy introduction to the world of art that teaches students how to observe, enjoy, and analyze the arts. Professor Philip Bishop wrote this book because there was no concise handbook on the market covering the arts as a whole.
Discovering the Humanities (3rd Edition) (2015)
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The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities (2014)
Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar.
Medical Humanities: An Introduction (2014)
This textbook brings the humanities to students in order to evoke the humanity of students. It helps to form individuals who take charge of their own minds, who are free from narrow and unreflective forms of thought, and who act compassionately in their public and professional worlds.
Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2014)
Using engaging stories and clear writing, HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Tenth Edition, introduces cultural anthropology within a solid framework centered on globalization and culture change. Peoples and Bailey focus on the social and cultural consequences of globalization, emphasizing culture change and world problems. The book’s engaging narrative provides new ways of looking at many of the challenges facing the world in this century.
Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity (2018)
The first book for the general public about the importance of mindfulness in medical practice, Attending is a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors approach their work with patients. From his early days as a Harvard Medical School student, Epstein saw what made good doctors great—more accurate diagnoses, fewer errors, and stronger connections with their patients.
Best Humanity Books That Will Hook You
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Parasites: tales of humanity's most unwelcome guests /
Author(s): Rosemary Drisdelle.
ID: 3631150, Publisher: University of California Press, Year: c2010., Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Fewer, Richer, Greener: Prospects for Humanity in an Age of Abundance
Author(s): Laurence B. Siegel
ID: 2454744, Publisher: Wiley, Year: 26 Nov 2019, Size: 9 Mb, Format: epub
Expand Your Consciousness: Universal Consciousness: the Next Step for Humanity
Author(s): David K. Miller
ID: 2305333, Publisher: Light Technology Publishing, Year: 21 July 2015, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.