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Best Humanity Books That Will Hook You

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.

1. Landmarks in Humanities (2016)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouLandmarks 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. In chronological sequence, Landmarks guides students on a journey of the most notable monuments of the human imagination and the most prominent ideas and issues that have shaped the course and character of the world’s cultures from prehistory to the present. The landmarks that mark this journey are…
Author(s): Gloria K. Fiero

2. Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2017)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouUsing 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. 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. As you explore contemporary issues including recent debates on gay marriage, cultural…
Author(s): James Peoples, Garrick Bailey

3. The Humanities: Culture, Continuity and Change, Volume 1 (3rd Edition) (2014)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouSee 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.  Believing that students learn best by remembering stories rather than memorizing facts, author Henry Sayre employs a narrative storytelling approach to the humanities, deftly conveying…
Author(s): Henry M. Sayre

4. Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century, Second Edition (2012)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouRenowned 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. Glover makes an overwhelming case for the need to understand our own inhumanity, and reduce or eliminate the ways in which it can express itself—and he then begins the task…
Author(s): Jonathan Glover

5. A Beginner’s Guide to the Humanities (3rd Edition) (2009)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouThis 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. His text provides a succinct and affordable guide to the arts and humanities geared to students who are starting from scratch in their study of the arts. Self-contained chapters provide an essential companion guide to understanding a specific discipline–including painting,…
Author(s): Philip E. Bishop

6. Discovering the Humanities (3rd Edition) (2015)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook You: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyArtsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyArtsLab, search for ISBN-10: 0134127129 / ISBN-13: 9780134127125. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133877701 / ISBN-13: 9780133877700 and ISBN-10: 0133976017 / ISBN-13: 9780133976014. MyArtsLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Introduction to the Humanities Throughout Discovering the Humanities, Third Edition, author Henry Sayre employs a storytelling approach that helps students see context and make…
Author(s): Henry M. Sayre

7. The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities (2014)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouEric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits, Hayot helps ambitious students, newly minted Ph.D.’s, and established professors shape their work and develop their voices.Hayot does more than explain the techniques of academic writing. He aims to…
Author(s): Eric Hayot

8. Medical Humanities: An Introduction (2014)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouThis 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. Using concepts and methods of the humanities, the book addresses undergraduate and premed students, medical students, and students in other health professions, as well as physicians and other healthcare practitioners. It encourages them to consider the ethical and existential issues related to the experience…
Author(s): Thomas R. Cole , Ronald A. Carson , et al.

9. Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2014)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouUsing 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. As you explore contemporary issues including recent debates on gay marriage, cultural and economic globalization, population growth, hunger, and the survival of…
Author(s): James Peoples, Garrick Bailey

10. Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity (2018)

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook YouThe 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. This made a lasting impression on him and set the stage for his life’s work—identifying the qualities and habits that distinguish master clinicians from those who are merely competent. The secret, he learned, was mindfulness….
Author(s): Epstein M.D., Dr. Ronald

Best Humanity Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some humanity books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Expand Your Consciousness: Universal Consciousness: the Next Step for Humanity

Author(s): David K. Miller
Publisher: Light Technology Publishing, Year: 21 July 2015, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2305333

Evil: The Science Behind Humanity’s Dark Side

Author(s): Julia Shaw
Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2329354

Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity’s Dark Side

Author(s): Dr Julia Shaw
Publisher: Canongate Books, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2330441

The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity

Author(s): Amy Webb
Publisher: PublicAffairs, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2339346

Surrogate Humanity: Race, Robots, and the Politics of Technological Futures

Author(s): Jack Halberstam (ed.) Lisa Lowe (ed.), Neda Atanasoski, Kalindi Vora
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2339840

The Big Nine : how the tech titans and their thinking machines could warp humanity

Author(s): Amy Webb
Publisher: PublicAffairs, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 2349740

Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

Author(s): Jamie Metzl
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2366123

The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World

Author(s): Adam Waytz
Publisher: W. W. Norton Company, Year: 2019, Size: 591 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2383247

Reformed Ethics, Volume 1: Created, Fallen, and Converted Humanity

Author(s): Herman Bavinck; John Bolt
Publisher: Baker Academic, Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2394087

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.

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