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Information sources in the humanities

Thomas P. Slavens

Information sources in the humanities

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Published by Campus Publishers in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanities -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Thomas P. Slavens.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13543869M


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Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and the Renaissance, the term contrasted with divinity and referred to what is now called classics, the main area of secular study in universities at the time. Today, the humanities are more frequently contrasted with natural, and sometimes social sciences, as well as professional training.

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